The framing of N class steam locomotive, NZR 37, 2-6-2 type, at the Petone Railway Workshops., Circa 1902
Reference Number: APG-0730-1/2-G
The framing of No 37, an N class steam locomotive, 2-6-2 type in the Petone Railway Workshops. 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: N class NZR 37, was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, went into service in December 1885, and was written off in November 1926. Tje N class locomotives were used in the South Island, but were transferred to the North Island between 1898 and 1902 to work the accelerated Napier mail trains. 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".
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: The framing Baldwin locomotive.
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