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"X" class (compound) steam locomotive 588, 4-8-2 type., Ca 1913

Reference Number: APG-0372-1/2-G

"X" 588, an X class steam locomotive leaving a workshop shed, with a young boy standing on the engine, and a man in suit and bowler hat standing in front, photographed by Albert Percy Godber, ca 1913.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Steam-engines, Railway workshops and yards 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. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: This engine was built as an X class (compound) locomotive by New Zealand Railways at Addington (maker's no 152/13), went into service in October 1913, was converted to X class (simple) in May 1951, and was written off in March 1957. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives 1863 to 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. X class(PFP-023803)

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