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Steam locomotive 449, Wh class, [ca 1909]

Reference Number: PA1-q-101-1

Steam locomotive 449, Wh class, type 2-6-2T, built by Manning Wardle. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber, circa 1906. Godber's son William is on the left. F McGowan stands in the centre. Location unknown. This image is a copy made by Godber of the print in his album, Vol 108, p 64 (PA1-q-101).

Key terms:
1 image, related to William Albert Godber, Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company Ltd, New Zealand Railways and Locomotives.

Part of:
Locomotives of the New Zealand Railways, Reference Number PA1-q-101 (4 digitised items)
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 158 x 106 mm, mounted to album page. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Built in 1884 for the Wellington & Manawatu Railway Company (WMR No 4). Number changed to "Wh" 449 after New Zealand Railways purchased WMR at the end of 1908. It was written off on the 15th of August 1915, and sold. (Information from the `Register of New Zealand Steam Locomotives 1863-1971' by W G Lloyd, 1974, page 62.)

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 - top centre: No 449 (No. 4); Album page - bottom centre: Wh. 1884. Written off 1929.

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