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D Class steam locomotive, Gear Company locomotive no. 2 (D 137), 2-4-0T., 1901

Reference Number: APG-0237-1/2-G

D Class steam locomotive, "D" 137 (2-4-0T), Gear Company, Locomotive No. 2. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber in 1901. An old "A" Class locomotive is visible centre left.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Gear Meat Preserving and Freezing Company of New Zealand, Steam-engines and Locomotives.

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: Built by Scott Brothers, Christchurch in 1887, went into service in 1888 and was sold in 1901. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd, p 47. A note in Godber Album vol 108, page 14, says this locomotive was still running in November 1962.

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 Pictures385. Railways. Locomotives. Steam. D Class(PFP-023618)

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