La Class steam locomotive, NZR 205, 4-4-0T type., 1897
Reference Number: APG-0278-1/2-G
La class steam locomotive, L 205, 4-4-0T type. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber, 1897.
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: One of three 1877 Avonside 2-4-0T "L"s which were converted to the 4-4-0T wheel arrangement. Converted at Petone Railway Workshops and was virtually a new locomotive. This was the first alteration. In 1901-1902 all three "La"s were rebuilt as 4-4-2Ts with larger tanks and bunker. See 'Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives" by A N Palmer & W W Stewart (P 61).
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. La Class(PFP-023716)
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