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B class steam locomotive No 306, 4-8-0 type, with wide firebox, and Nicholson thermic syphon, 1930

Reference Number: APG-1468-a-1/4-G

B class steam locomotive, No 306. Photograph taken circa 1930, by D J Sherriff. Copy negative made by A P Godber.

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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: "B" 306 (4-8-0 type) was built by NZR Addington (maker's no. 54/03), and went into service in March 1903. It was fitted with a wide firebox boiler in March 1930, and was written off in November 1961. See "Register of New Zealand 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. B Class(PFP-014179)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - bottom centre: No 306. Wide firebox. Nicholson thermic syphon.

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