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Arrangement of valve gears for "K" 900 steam locomotive, 1933

Reference Number: APG-1858-1/2-G

View of "K" 900 steam locomotive showing the arrangement and motion of the valve gears. Photographed at Hutt Railway Workshops, Woburn, in 1933 by Albert Percy Godber.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Woburn, Locomotives - Design and construction, Railway workshops and yards - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Locomotives - Valve gears.

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)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: "K" 900 steam locomotive (4-8-4 type) was built by New Zealand Railways at Hutt Railway Workshops (maker's No 277/32), went into service in November 1932, was written off in July 1964, and was preserved. 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".

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Arrangements and types of valve gears. K.

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