H class steam locomotive, NZR 199, 0-4-2T type, for use on the Fell system on the Rimutaka Incline, with a group of men standing on and beside the engine.
Reference Number: APG-0532-1/2-G
No 199, an H class steam locomotive, 0-4-2T type, a Fell engine for use on the Rimutaka Incline, with a group of railway workers standing on or beside the engine. Photograph taken at the Petone Railway Workshops 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: H class NZR 199, was built at Avonside Railway Workshops in 1875, went into service on the Rimutaka Incline in January 1877, and was written off and preserved in March 1956. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" 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. H Class(PFP-024115)
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