"X" class steam locomotive 439, 4-8-2 type., 1908
Reference Number: APG-1165-1/2-F
"X" 439, an X class steam locomotive, type 4-8-2, photographed in 1908 by Albert Percy Godber at the Petone Railway Workshops. This image is a film negative taken by Godber of the page in his album at Vol 108, p 69 (PA1-q-101). The page also includes a blueprint plan for X class locomotives.
1 image, related to Petone Railway Workshops (Wellington), Petone, Steam-engines, Railway workshops and yards - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Locomotives.
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)Film negative 17.25 x 11.75 cm. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: "X" 439 was built as X class (compound) by New Zealand Railways at Addington (maker's no 94/08), went into service on the 9th of January 1909, was converted to X class (simple) in June 1947 and was written off on the 2nd of March 1957. (Information from the 'Register of New Zealand Railways Steam Locomotives 1863-1971' by W G Lloyd, 1974, page 62.)
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. Locos. Steam. X Class. 1908(PFP-021935)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - X 1908
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