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Wd class steam locomotive, NZR 323, in the erecting shop at Petone Railway Workshops., Between 1901 and 1902

Reference Number: APG-0728-1/2-G

"Wd" Class steam locomotive, NZR 323, 2-6-4T type in the erecting shop awaiting the tanks. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber at the Petone Railway Workshops, ca 1901 or 1902. See also APG-0727-1/2 for a different angle of this scene.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Petone Railway Workshops (Wellington), Petone, Baldwin locomotives, Steam-engines and Railway workshops and yards - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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: "Wd" 323 was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia (maker's no. 18550/01), went into service in May 1901, and was written of in June 1933. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd, and "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. Wd class(PFP-024360)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Ready for the tanks. (Baldwin Locos.)

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