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Steam locomotive "F" 242, "Ada", 1873

Reference Number: PAColl-0516-1

View of "Ada", steam locomotive "F" 242, with C Cars, photographed in 1873 at an unknown location, by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Ada (Locomotive), Railways - Carriages and Locomotives.

Part of:
Lowe, C K (Mr), fl 1961 :Photographs, Reference Number PAColl-0516 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 9.7 x 14.3 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Notes in Godber album Pa1-q-102, page 106, added in the 1960s after Godber's death, read "For possible exact identification see "N.Z. Railway Observer", 19 no. 4, Summer 1962-63, p 140 'First passenger train from Auckland to Onehunga, Dec. 24, 1873'. Alternative identification provided by "Auckland, yesterday and today" published by Milne & Choyce, 1941, p 113 'First train to leave Auckland for the Waikato, 1873'".

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".

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - First train run on the Auckland - Waikato railway Dec 24 - 1873 with the Compliments of the Mayor

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