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Price 16-wheeler steam locomotive, 1916

Reference Number: APG-0697-1/2-G

Price 16-wheeler steam locomotive, run by the Mountain Rimu Timber Company, Mamaku. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber, circa 1916.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Mountain Rimu Timber Company, New Zealand Railways, Mamaku, Logging railways, Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Log transportation 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: Locomotive built by A & G Price Ltd., Thames, built specifically as a bush tramway steam locomotive. Came under the Railways Department when the Stores Branch took over the Mountain Rimu Timber Company's mill and tramway at Mamaku. In 1928 this locomotive was sold to the Marton Sash and Door Company at Waione. See "Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives" by A N Palmer & W W Stewart.

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. Private. Price. 1916(PFP-024780)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Loco by A & G Price. 16 wheeler.

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