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E class steam locomotive 'Pearson's Dream', NZR no 66, 2-6-6-0T, as altered with outside exhaust., April 1912

Reference Number: APG-1400-1/2-F

E Class steam locomotive, no 66, "Pearson's Dream", as altered with outside exhaust, April 1912. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber at the Petone Railway Workshops. This image is a film copy negative taken from a print in Godber Album Vol 110, p 191 (PA1-q-103).

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1 image, related to George Arthur Pearson, Petone Railway Workshops (Wellington), Pearson's Dream (Locomotive), Petone, Locomotives - Design and construction, Steam-engines 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)Film negative 16.25 x 11.75 cm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: This engine was built at the Petone Railway Workshops in 1905. It was designed by G A Pearson for use on the Rimutaka Incline. Because of faults in the mechanism it was modified with an outside exhaust, and an additional expansion dome, ca 1912; broken up in 1917. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd; and for further information regarding this locomotive see PA1-q-101 (Godber album vol 108, page 16). See also "Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives" by A N Palmer & W W Stewart.

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 Pictures 385. Railways. Locomotives. Steam. E Class(PFP-026257)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: E66 as altered with outside exhaust. /4/12

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