"W" class steam locomotive no. 192 (2-6-2T type)., Between 1900 and 1909
Reference Number: APG-1467-1/4-G
"W" 192, steam locomotive (2-6-2T type) before being altered at Petone Workshops for service on the Rimutaka Incline. Photographed by Albert Percy Godber, circa 1909.
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: "W" 192 steam locomotive was built by New Zealand Railways at Addington (maker's no. 1/89), went into service in February 1889 and was written off in July 1959. Fitted with centre-rail brakes for use on the Rimutaka Incline circa 1909. Retained by NZR for display at the Addington Workshops. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd, 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. W Class(PFP-025446)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: N.Z.R. Loco Class W.
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