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Steam locomotive 501, "Wf" class - Photograph taken by W W Stewart, Circa 1920s

Reference Number: APG-1229-1/2-F

Steam locomotive "Wf" 501. Photograph taken by W W Stewart. This film negative is a copy from a print in Godber Album Vol 109, p 106 (PA1-q-102), taken from an image in the W W Stewart Collection.

Key terms:
1 image, related to William Walter Stewart, New Zealand. Public Works Department, Railways - Employees, 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)Film negative 17.25 x 11.75 cm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: "Wf" Class 501 steam locomotive was built in 1904, purchased by the Public Works Department, and taken over by NZR in 1909 on completion of the North Island Main Trunk Railway. See "Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives" by A N Palmer & W W Stewart (1965, p 82)

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 - centre right: Wf 501. P.W.D. W.W.S.

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