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.
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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