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X Class steam locomotive No 588, with altered tender, Circa 1920s?

Reference Number: APG-1410-1/2-F

"X" class (compound) steam locomotive 588, 4-8-2 type, with altered tender. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber. This image is a film copy negative taken from Godber Album Vol 108, p 69 (PA1-q-101)

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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 as an X class (compound) locomotive by New Zealand Railways at Addington (maker's no 152/13), went into service in October 1913, was converted to X class (simple) in May 1951, and was written off in May 1951, and was written off in March 1957. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives 1863 to 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 Pictures 385. Railways. Locomotives. Steam. X class(PFP-026258)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - X. No.588. Altered tender

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