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The 1.45 pm train from Wellington to Longburn emerging from no 5 tunnel near Crofton, Between 1885 and 1888

Reference Number: PA1-f-239-05

The 1.45pm train from Wellington to Longburn, drawn by one of the original tank locomotives built by Manning, Wardle and Company of Leeds, emerging from no 5 tunnel near Crofton. Photograph taken between 1885 and 1888 by Wrigglesworth & Binns of Wellington.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Collodion printing-out paper prints, related to Ngaio, Railway tunnels - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Locomotives.

Part of:
Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company Ltd :Views on the Wellington & Manawatu Railway, Reference Number PA1-f-239 (61 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Collodion print 15.2 x 20.5 cm, mounted on album page 23.4 x 30.1 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: This was the second through train of the day on the Wellington and Manawatu Railway, and would reach Longburn at 7.15 pm. Source of information: Uncommon carrier : the history of the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company, 1882-1908/ K.R. Cassells. p 52.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: 260. The "1.45" at no. 5 tunnel. (instantaneous). W&B.

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