Steam locomotive "Passchendaele", "Ab" 608 (4-6-2 type), 1926
Reference Number: APG-1534-1/2-F
Steam locomotive "Ab" 608, built by the New Zealand Railways Addington Workshops in 1915 (maker's no. 163/15), went into service in October 1915, was named "Passchendaele" in 1925 (name removed in 1943, and restored briefly in 1963 during the period of the Railways Centennial Exhibition), was written off in October 1967, and was preserved. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber. New Zealand Railways. This image is a film negative taken by Albert Percy Godber from a print in his album Vol 108, p 84 (PA1-q-101)
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 12.5 x 10.0 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".
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures 385. Railways. Locomotives. Steam. Ab Class(PFP-026309)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - bottom centre: AB 608. Passchendale. Dunedin Exhibition. 1926.
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