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Row of locomotives outside the Hutt Railway Workshops, Woburn, Circa 1929

Reference Number: APG-0927-1/2-G

Row of locomotives outside the Hutt Railway Workshops. They have been identified as "Ab" class, "WAb" class, and "X" class locomotives. The "Ab" class engine is no. 727. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand Railways, Woburn, Railway workshops and yards - New Zealand - Wellington Region 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: "Ab" 727 was built by North British (Maker's no 22876/21), went into service in May 1922, and was written off in July 1968. 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. Ab Class(PFP-024609)

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