"We" class steam locomotive No 198 (4-6-4T type)., Circa 1902
Reference Number: APG-1469-1/4-G
"We" steam locomotive 198, originally built as "B" class 198, converted to We class 4-6-4T type in 1902, and renumbered "We" 376 in 1942. Probably photographed by Stanley Arthur Rockliff, negative copied by Albert Percy Godber, probably circa 1902.
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: "We" 198 was originally built as "B" 198 (4-8-0 type) by Sharp Stewart (maker's no 4509/99), and went into service in December 1899. Altered to "We" class (4-6-4T type) in 1902 and renumbered "We" 376 in 1942. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd (p 53, 84). Noted in Godber's album Vol 108, p 59 (PA1-q-101) as being renumbered "We" 375 in 1944.
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. We Class(PFP-025452)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - bottom centre: We. 1902.; Album page - centre left: We 375. 1944. A S Rockliff.
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