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An H class steam locomotive, 0-4-2T type, for use on the Fell system on the Rimutaka Incline. Closeup view of the Joy radial valve gear of the "outside" engine.

Reference Number: APG-0377-1/2-G

Closeup view of an H class steam locomotive built by Neilson & Co., Glasgow, showing the the Joy radial valve gear on the "outside" engine. The H locomotives were Fell engines for use on the Rimutaka Incline. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Steam-engines, Fell system, Locomotives and Locomotives - Valve gears.

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: One of the H class engines built by Neilson & Co., Glasgow, which used the Joy radial valve gear. See "Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives" by A N Palmer & W W Stewart (p 37)

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. H Class(PFP-023808)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - H [class]. Joy valve gear.

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