Arthur's Pass Railway Station, showing the overhead electric wires after the electrification of the Arthur's Pass to Otira section of line., Circa 1923
Reference Number: APG-1106-1/2-G
Arthur's Pass Railway Station showing the overhead electric power lines after electrification of the line between Arthur's Pass and Otira. Steam locomotive "Q" 338 is coming towards the camera. Photographed ca 1923 by Albert Percy Godber. Dated 1923 which is the year the electrification was completed. See "Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives" by A N Palmer and W W Stewart.
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: "Q" class locomotive 338 (4-6-2 type) was bbuilt by Baldwin (maker's no. 19202/01), went into service in March 1902 and was written off in February 1948. See "Register of New Zealand Railways 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".
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