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Wellington and Manawatu Railway locomotives and crew at Paekakariki, Between 1886 and 1888

Reference Number: PA1-f-239-12

View of Paekakariki railway yards, showing three Wellington and Manawatu Railway locomotives, Belmont (left), No 8 (centre) and No 2 (right). Photograph taken between 1886 and 1888 by Wrigglesworth & Binns of Wellington.Standing in front of the locomotives are (from left): unknown, I Fryer (driver), C Fielding (fireman), J Foster (driver), unknown, yard foreman (name unknown), unknown, W Trueman (driver), and V Richardson (fireman).

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1 image, categorised under Landscapes and Collodion printing-out paper prints, related to I Fryer, C Fielding, J Foster, W Trueman, V Richardson, Paekakariki, Railways - Employees, Railway workshops and yards - 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: Belmont was owned by contractor J Saunders and used on construction and maintenance of the Wellington and Manawatu Railway until 1888. Locomotive No 8 arrived in Wellington in March 1886.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: 189. Manawatu Ry Co's engines at Paikakariki [sic]. W&B

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