[Photographer unknown] :Locomotives of the Wellington & Manawatu Railway at Company's original engine shed, Thorndon

[ca 1892]

Ob Class steam locomotive, Wellington and Manawatu Railway Co. no 11, 2-8-0 type. Also No 12 and No 1. Photograph taken at Thorndon possibly by an unidentified photographer.

Part of this image (showing only WMR No 11) is reproduced in the Godber album at PA1-q-101-038-1

Inscriptions: Backing board verso - top centre - Title and date

Ob class locomotive built by Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia for the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company (maker's no 9018/88), as WMR no 11. At the end of 1908 the company was purchased by the Government, and it was renumbered NZR 'Ob' 455. Written off in March 1931. See 'Register of New Zealand steam locomotives, 1863-1971' by W G Lloyd.

Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: 370 x 495 mm mounted on card

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Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, 370 x 495 mm mounted on card, Orientation: Horizontal image
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