Steam locomotive "Passchendaele", "Ab" 608 (4-6-2 type)

Steam locomotive "Passchendaele", "Ab" 608 (4-6-2 type)

Steam locomotive "Ab" 608, built by the New Zealand Railways Addington Workshops in 1915 (maker's no. 163/15), went into service in October 1915, was named "Passchendaele" in 1925 (name removed in 1943, and restored briefly in 1963 during the period of the Railways Centennial Exhibition), was written off in October 1967, and was preserved. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber. New Zealand Railways. This image is a film negative taken by Albert Percy Godber from a print in his album Vol 108, p 84 (PA1-q-101)

Inscriptions: Album page - bottom centre - AB 608. Passchendale. Dunedin Exhibition. 1926.

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

Physical Description: Film negative 12.5 x 10.0 cm

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Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Film negative 12.5 x 10.0 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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Steam locomotive "Passchendaele", "Ab" 608 (4-6-2 type). Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives. Ref: APG-1534-1/2-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22911995

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