Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company bridge at Paremata, under test on its completion

Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company bridge at Paremata, under test on its completion
Date
1885
Ref
PA1-f-239-08
Description

Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company bridge at Paremata, on its completion in 1885 by Henderson and Company of Dunedin, being tested by locomotive no 1 and a train. Photograph taken between 1885 and 1888 by Wrigglesworth & Binns of Wellington.

Identifed from Uncommon carrier : the history of the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company, 1882-1908 / K.R. Cassells.

Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom right - 183. Paremata railway bridge. W&B

This locomotive was one of the original tank locomotives built by Manning, Wardle & Company on Leeds.

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

Physical Description: Collodion print 15.3 x 20.5 cm, mounted on album page 23.4 x 30.1 cm

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Part of
Levin, William Hort, 1845-1893 :Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company Ltd :Views on the Wellington & Manawatu Railway
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Collodion printing-out paper prints, Collodion print 15.3 x 20.5 cm, mounted on album page 23.4 x 30.1 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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