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Royal train near Dunedin, on the Royal Tour of the Duke and Duchess of York, 1927., 19 March 1927

Reference Number: APG-0978-1/2-G

Royal train nearing Dunedin, of the tour of the Duke and Duchess of York in 1927. Two steam locomotives pull the train, "Ub" class 321, and "Ub" 322. Photographed by Albert Percy Godber, on 19 March 1927.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Queen Elizabeth, King of the United Kingdom George VI, New Zealand Railways, Dunedin City, Baldwin locomotives, Railways - New Zealand - Otago Region - Trains and Visits of state - New Zealand - Otago 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: "Ub" 331 and 332 (4-6-0 type) were built by Baldwin (maker's numbers 18577/01, and 18578/01), went into service in June 1901 and were written off in March 1955. 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 Pictures394. Royal Tours. Dunedin. 1927(PFP-024652)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Royal train 19/3/27. Ub 331. Ub 332.

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