Oc Class steam locomotive NZR 458, 2-8-0 type., Between 1909 and 1930
Reference Number: APG-0266-1/2-G
Oc Class steam locomotive NZR 458, 2-8-0 type, with three men. The man on the left is not identified, but B Hughes is standing in the driver's cab, and P Purcell is standing on the ground beside the cab. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber. Names from the original print in Pa1-q-101 (Godber Album vol 108, p 39)
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. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: Oc class locomotive built by Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia for the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company (maker's no 15055/96), as WMR no 16. At the end of 1908 the company was purchased by the Government, and this engine was renumbered NZR 'Oc' 458. Written off in July 1930. See 'Register of New Zealand steam locomotives, 1863-1971' by W G Lloyd, and 'Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives' by A N Palmer & W W Stewart.
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. Oc Class(PFP-023672)
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