"Ww" class steam locomotive No 678, which was used for the Royal visit of 1920, 1921
Reference Number: APG-1720-1/2-G
View of the steam locomotive, "Ww" 678, that had been used on the Royal Tour in 1920. Photographed at the Petone Railway Workshops in 1921 by A P Godber.
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 6.4 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: Ww 678 (4-6-4T type) was built by New Zealand Railways at Hillside (maker's no. 209/19), went into service in May 1919, and was written off in July 1969. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" 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".
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