Steam locomotive built by Manning, Wardle in 1884 (maker's No. 920), purchased for the Wellington & Manawatu Railway, circa 18855
- Circa 1885
Wellington & Manawatu Railways steam locomotive WMR 1, photographed by an unidentified photographer before the WMR signage had been added. This image is a film negative taken from a print in Godber Album Vol 108, p 64 (PA1-q-101). Godber has identified the driver standing inside the cab as J. Fryer.
There is an original print in Godber Album Vol 108, p 64 (Pa1-q-101)
Inscriptions: Album page - bottom right - J. Fryer.
Originally No 1 on the Wellington and Manawatu Railway, later "Wh" class no. 447 steam locomotive was built by Manning Wardle (Maker's no. 920/84). When the line was purchased by New Zealand Railways in 1908 this engine was renumbered "Wh" 449. Written off in 1927, and sold. See "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd, and "Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives" by A N Palmer and W W Stewart.
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Physical Description: Film negative 17.25 x 11.75 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 17.25 x 11.75 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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