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Railway station at the Rimutaka summit, Between 1880s and 1890s

Reference Number: APG-1186-1/2-F

View of trains at the Rimutaka Summit, the locomotive on the left is an "R" Class steam locomotive. Three small cottages are on the left of the railway tracks. Three passenger carriages are stopped, with a number of people standing at the doorways or leaning out windows, while a goods train with laden wagons is in the near centre. Another locomotive is pulling onto the station on the right, with a railway shed centre right. Photograph taken by an unidentified photographer. This image is a film copy negative taken by Albert Percy Godber from an original print in Godber Album Vol 102, p 76 (PA1-f-025).

Key terms:
1 image, related to Rimutaka railway, Rimutaka Summit, Railways - Rolling-stock, Railways - New Zealand - Wellington Region - Trains and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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)Film negative 17.25 x 11.75 cm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: There is an original print in Godber Album Vol 102, p 76 (PA1-f-025)

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. Lines. Wairarapa. Rimutakas. Summit(PFP-026084)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - "Summit. Rimutakas". R loco.

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