Steam locomotive 209, R class (Fairlie's patent), [ca 1902]
Reference Number: APG-1107-1/2-G
Steam locomotive 209, R class, type 0-6-4T, (Fairlie's patent), was built by Avonside (Maker's no. 1221/78), went into service in July 1879 and was written off in 1927. Location unknown. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber circa 1902. Godber's son, William, is on the left.
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: This engine entered service on the 1st of July 1879 and was written off in 1927. (Information from the 'Register of New Zealand Steam Locomotives 1863-1971' by W G Lloyd, 1974, page 53.)
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Locomotives. Steam. R class(PFP-021928)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - R as altered. W A Godber
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