Last train over the Rimutaka Incline, Wellington region, Oct 1955
Reference Number: 1/2-C-005816-F
Last train over the Rimutaka Incline, October 1955. Shows passengers sitting on steps, and walking beside the train, as the five Fell engines pull it up the Incline. Photograph taken for the 'Evening Post' newspaper by an unidentified staff photographer.
1 image, related to Rimutaka Incline, Transportation - Passenger traffic and Railways - New Zealand - Wellington Region - Trains.
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: The Rimutaka tunnel opened in 1955 replacing the Incline route.
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Lines. Wairarapa. Rimutakas. 1955(PFP-032126)
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