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Ab class locomotive (New Zealand Railways, number 658, 4-6-2), 1917, 1917

Reference Number: APG-0202-1/2-G

Ab class locomotive (NZR Number 658), with two railway employees standing beside, and the engine driver looking out the window. Photographed at the Petone Railway Workshops in 1917 by A P Godber. One of the men is standing in front of the NZR identification number; identification and date of photograph of this particular locomotive from similar image at APG-0203-1/2.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Petone Railway Workshops (Wellington), New Zealand Railways, Petone and Locomotives.

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 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Single negative

Historical Notes: NZR locomotive no. 658 (4-6-2) was built by New Zealand Railway Workshops at Addington, Christchurch, in 1916, and was written off in 1968. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd.

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. Ab Class(PFP-023573)

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