E Class steam locomotive, no 66, "Pearson's Dream" with Albert Percy Godber at the driver's door. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber at the Petone Railway Workshops.
Dated from similar image, information on back of file print APG-1401-1/2.
This engine was built at the Petone Railway Workshops in 1905. It was designed by G A Pearson for use on the Rimutaka Incline. Because of faults in the mechanism it was modified with an outside exhaust, and an additional expansion dome, ca 1912; broken up in 1917. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd; and for further information regarding this locomotive see PA1-q-101 (Godber album vol 108, page 16). See also "Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives" by A N Palmer & W W Stewart.
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches
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Alternative form available: Original print at PA1-q-101 (Godber Album Vol 108, page 16)
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- 1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches, Orientation: Horizontal image
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