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Steam locomotive 268, P class (2-8-0 type), Between 1887 and 1922

Reference Number: APG-1366-1/4-G

Steam locomotive 268, P class, type 2-8-0. This image is a photograph of a page in the Godber Album Vol 104, p 33 (PA1-o-196) taken by Albert Percy Godber.

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1 image, related to New Zealand Railways 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)Dry plate glass negative 4.25 x 3.25 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: "P" 268 was built by Nasmyth Wilson (maker's no 272/85) entered service in May 1887 and was written off in March 1922. Built originally with a wooden cab which was later changed to a steel cab. (Information from the 'Register of New Zealand Steam Locomotives 1863-1971' by W G Lloyd, 1974, page 56, and 'Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives' by A N Palmer & W W Stewart.)

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. Locomotives. Steam. P Class(PFP-026201)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - P. Makers Naysmith, Wilson & Co. Year 1885. No in service 10. Dia driving wheels 41". Bogie wheels 26 1/2". Steam pressure 135 lbs. Coal space 3 tons. Heating surface 858 sq ft. Water space 1400 galls. Cylinders 15" x 20". Total weight 54 tons.

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