"We" class steam locomotive No 198 (4-6-4T type)., Circa 1902
Reference Number: APG-1365-1/2-G
"We" steam locomotive 198, originally built as "B" class 198. Photographed by Albert Percy Godber, probably circa 1902.
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: "We" 198 was originally built as "B" 198 (4-8-0 type) by Sharp Stewart (maker's no 4509/99), and went into service in December 1899. Altered to "We" class (4-6-4T type) in 1902 and renumbered "We" 376 in 1942. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd (p 53, 84)
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. We Class(PFP-024946)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - We. Makers. Altered from "B" by N Z Government, year 1902. No. in service, 2.
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