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Ub class steam locomotive 331, 4-6-0 type., Between 1901 and 1945

Reference Number: APG-0298-1/2-G

"Ub" 331; a Ub class steam locomotive, type 4-6-0, built by Baldwin. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber between 1901 and 1945 at the Petone Railway Workshops. Four men are standing beside the locomotive; two are named in the caption for the original print at Pa1-q-101 (Godber Album vol 108, p 48), W McEvoy on the far right, and T Stokes in a light-coloured suit, on the right of the other three men.

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1 image, related to Petone Railway Workshops (Wellington), Petone, Baldwin locomotives, Steam-engines and Railway workshops and yards - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
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 6.4 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: "Ub" 331 was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia (maker's no 18577/01), entered service on the 17th of June 1901 and was written off in March 1955. It was used as the engine for the Royal Tour of 1928. (Information from the 'Register of New Zealand Steam Locomotives 1863-1971' by W G Lloyd, 1974, page 59.) See also 'Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives' by A N Palmer & W W Stewart (p 75).

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. Ub Class(PFP-023738)

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