Steam locomotive "Wb" class 298 (2-6-2T type)
Reference Number: APG-1416-1/2-F
Baldwin locomotive "Wb" class 298 (2-6-2T type), went into service April 1899 and written off in September 1955. Photographed by Albert Percy Godber. For further information see "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd. This image is a film negative taken from the page in Godber Album Vol 108, p 57 (PA1-q-101), which shows the decorative border and part of the inscription in Godber's album.
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
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".
Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Wb. 1898. Written off 1929. C. Allan. C. Fisher
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