D Class steam locomotive, NZR no 197, 2-4-0T type, at Lower Hutt, 1906., 1906
Reference Number: APG-0312-1/2-G
"D" 197, a D class steam locomotive, 2-4-0T type, photographed at Lower Hutt Railway Station in 1906 by Albert Percy Godber.
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: NZR "D" class 197 was built by Neilson & Co., Glasgow (maker's no 1844/74), went into service on 5 April 1879 and was written off in 1916. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd, p 53. A note in Godber Album vol 108, page 75, says "First rail motor train".
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. D Class(PFP-023748)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - bottom centre: Lower Hutt. D 197. First rail motor train. 1906.
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