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Climax steam locomotive, number 1650, hauling empty logging wagons on a railway viaduct near Ongarue

Reference Number: APG-1142-1/2-G

Climax 1650, steam locomotive with empty wagons on a curving viaduct near Ongarue. Taken by Albert Percy Godber.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Climax (Locomotive), Ellis and Burnand Ltd, Ongarue, Logging railways, Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Climax locomotives and Log transportation.

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: This stretch of railway was privately owned by Ellis & Burnand, sawmillers and timber merchants. This firm owned at least 80 miles of railway at Manunui, Ongarue and Mangapeehi. (Information from 'The Timber industry in the North Island of New Zealand. Ellis & Burnand Limited, 1886 to 1929' Alexander Turnbull Library q 634.982 Tim)

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. Private. Climax(PFP-024755)

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