The framing of N class steam locomotive, NZR 37, 2-6-2 type, at the Petone Railway Workshops.

The framing of N class steam locomotive, NZR 37, 2-6-2 type, at the Petone Railway Workshops.
Date
Circa 1902
Ref
APG-0730-1/2-G
Description

The framing of No 37, an N class steam locomotive, 2-6-2 type in the Petone Railway Workshops. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber.

N class NZR 37, was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, went into service in December 1885, and was written off in November 1926. Tje N class locomotives were used in the South Island, but were transferred to the North Island between 1898 and 1902 to work the accelerated Napier mail trains. 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.

Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - The framing Baldwin locomotive.

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches

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Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches, Orientation: Horizontal image
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