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"Aotea", Leyland rail motor, RM 30 (Rail motor no 30), Circa 1938

Reference Number: APG-1474-1/4-G

Leyland rail motor "Aotea", RM 30, photographed circa 1938 by Albert Percy Godber. A man in a suit and hat standing at the front of the railcar is identified as Mr Mackley in Godber Album Vol 108, p 102 (PA1-q-101).

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1 image, related to Aotea (Rail motor), Railcars and Leyland rail motor.

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 4.25 x 3.25 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The album (Vol 108, p 102) includes a blueprint with specifications for this type of railcar, for numbers RM 30 and 31 (Number 30 named "Aotea", and number 31 named "Tokomaru").

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 - beneath image: R - M. Aotearoa. Tokomaru. Length 66 ft. Weight loaded 32 tons. HP 240. August 1938. N Z R. Mr Mackley.

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