Digitised Image

"X" class steam locomotive 439, 4-8-2 type., 1908

Reference Number: APG-0391-1/2-G

"X" 439, and X class steam locomotive, type 4-8-2, photographed in 1908 by Albert Percy Godber at the Petone Railway Workshops.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Petone Railway Workshops (Wellington), Petone, Steam-engines, Railway workshops and yards - New Zealand - Wellington Region 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: "X" 439 was built as X class (compound) by New Zealand Railways at Addington (maker's no 94/08), went into service on the 9th of January 1909, was converted to X class (simple) in June 1947 and was written off on the 2nd of March 1957. (Information from the 'Register of New Zealand Railways Steam Locomotives 1863-1971' by W G Lloyd, 1974, page 62.)

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-023807)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - "X" loco.

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=33990). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI
View and/or order a copy of this image from Timeframes
View Archived Image on NDHA

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments