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Albert Percy Godber standing in the cab of Wd class steam locomotive (NZR number 318), which has crashed through the wall of a railway shed, 1906

Reference Number: APG-1369-1/2-F

Albert Percy Godber standing in the cab of Wd class steam locomotive (New Zealand Railways no. 318). The locomotive appears to have crashed through the wall of a railway shed. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber. This image is a film negative taken from the original print in Godber Album Vol 105, p 25 (Pa1-o-197). The original photograph has been cropped to form an oval.

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1 image, related to Albert Percy Godber, Baldwin locomotives and Railway accidents.

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: Wd class steam locomotive no. 318 was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was in service from 9 July 1901 until it was written off in October 1933. See "Register of NZ Railways steam locomotives 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd.

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. Wd class(PFP-018379)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - top centre: A mishap

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