An "Eo" class electric locomotive, circa 1921., 1921
Reference Number: APG-0811-1/2-G
An Eo class electric locomotive, photographed circa 1921 by an unidentified photographer. Copy negative made from an unidentified published book 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 x 4 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: "Eo" class electric locomotives, were constructed at the English Electric Company's Dick Kerr Works, Preston, ca 1921. Intended to haul passenger and freight trains through the Otira Tunnel. See "Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives" by A N Palmer & W W Stewart (p 126)
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. Electric. Eo class(PFP-024504)
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