New Zealand Railways

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The first regular passenger service on the North Island Main Trunk Line began on 14th February 1909. The first trip halted on the Raurimu Spiral for want of engine power to haul it (Photograph in Alexander Turnbull Library "Mercer Album II", p 12; PA1-o-339). Later Heading: New Zealand Railways Corporation.

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Date: 1978 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-135-402 Description: This cartoon features two archeological explorers. They have come across an old railway line and several decaying carriages or units in the undergrowth Labe...
Date: 1983 From: Lynch, James, 1947-:Collection of original cartoons by James Lynch. By: New Zealand times (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: B-186-056 Description: Shows Minister of Railways George Gair driving a train around a dangerous corner on a cliff edge ahich causes staff and apprentices to fall out. Context: Min...
Date: [ca 1978-1997] From: Jonson, Ian, fl 1990s : Research notes relating to windmills and water mills in New Zealand Ref: MS-Papers-7618-11 Description: Correspondence, notes, extracts from serials and monographs and photographs relating to windmill used by New Zealand Railways to pump water. Files are arrang...
Intersection of Bowen Street and Lambton Quay, Wellington
Date: [between ca 1930-1935] By: New Zealand Railways Ref: 1/1-003851-G Description: Intersection of Bowen Street and Lambton Quay, Wellington, between circa 1930-1935. Government Buildings are on the left and the Centotaph is in the centre. ...
Smokebox of E class locomotive (New Zealand Railways, number 175, 0-4-4-0T), "Josephine".
Date: 1925 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-1608-1/2-G Description: Smoke box of "Josephine", "E" class locomotive (NZR Number 175). Photographed by A P Godber at the Hillside Railway Workshops, in 1925. Date from Godber Fil...
Date: [1925] From: Field, William Hughes, 1861-1944 : Papers Ref: 73-128-243 Description: Identified persons entered under Name; includes several letters from Field relating to rail services and Field's Express Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 3 Apr 1999 - 03 Apr 1999 By: de Joux, Marie, 1935-2015; Carpenter, George Edward, 1920-2010 Ref: OHColl-0435-01 Description: Talks about working with Railways at the beginning of World War II, being trained in wireless transmitting, being posted to the Navy and the Naval Wireless ...
Date: ca 1905 Ref: PAColl-4552 Description: Photograph of the front of the New Zealand Railways building on Featherston Street. Photographer unidentified. Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(...
Date: 1928 - 1929 By: New Zealand Railways Ref: Eph-C-CALENDAR-1929-01 Description: A single sheet showing a black and white scenic photograph of the Dart Valley, and a table of the months of the year beneath. Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanic...
Date: [1903-1904] From: Field, William Hughes, 1861-1944 : Papers Ref: 73-128-115 Description: Identified persons entered under Name; also includes letters from Weraroa re non-delivery of train rails; correspondence re Kimberley Road water race, Horowh...
Date: 1914 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives By: Tattersall, Alfred James, 1866-1951 Ref: 1/4-039139-G Description: Unidentified members of the NZEF in Samoa in 1914. They are seated on and around a small New Zealand Railways train. There is an image at PAColl-1682 which ...
Date: 1910 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-0244-1/2-G Description: F class steam locomotive, New Zealand Railways number 249, with 4 railway workmen. F Roberts on right. Photographed by A P Godber, March 1910. Original prin...
Date: 1926 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-1330-1/2-F Description: "Ua" 177, steam locomotive (4-6-0 type), known as the "Kingston Flyer", hauling a goods train, at Kingston. Photographed by Albert Percy Godber. This image ...
Date: September 1937 From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives By: New Zealand Railways Ref: APG-1540-1/2-F Description: Steam locomotive "G" 96, built by New Zealand Railways, Hillside Workshops in 1937. Photograph taken by New Zealand Railways. This image is a film negative t...
Date: 1983 From: Bromhead, Peter, 1933- :[Cartoons donated for a cartoon charity auction, but not sold. 1976-1988]. Ref: A-344-081 Description: Shows the Railways Corporation engine steaming along the tracks, pushed by a $94 million taxpayer subsidy. It toots about a $24 million profit. Dated 10 Sep...
Date: 1973 - 1992 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[27 boxes of cartoons drawn for the "Dominion", 1970-1980s?]. By: Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- Ref: C-133-010/040 Description: Includes cartoons about: Chinese nuclear weapons testing; Trawlermen blockading Wellington and Auckland harbours; Air New Zealand air fares; Cost cutting at ...
Date: 1874 - 1893 - 1876 From: Hill, Perry Martin, 1926-2005 :[Architectural plans. 1960-1990s] By: Troup, George Alexander (Sir), 1863-1941; Koch, R O, active 1893 Ref: Plans-2007-030-0554/0558 Description: Includes: 1893: Standard drawing House no 2A class A, signed by Henry Lowe. Original drawn by R O Koch. Amended 17.7.11, 16.11.14, and 5.9.[19]27 1894: stand...
Date: 1955 From: Lonsdale, Neil, 1907-1989 :200 original cartoons by Neil Lonsdale from 1955 to 1962. Ref: A-309-009 Description: Shows a man and a woman (Electors) standing at the entrance to a tunnel. There are train tracks leading into the tunnel and smoke coming out. Refers to the...
Date: 1886-1983 From: Young, David Christopher 1947-: Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11323-37 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1984 By: New Zealand Railways Ref: Eph-F-GAMES-1984-01 Description: A pack of cards with the back featuring the interisland ferry "Aratika" near a coastline. Date estimated from the date at which Railways was restructured a...