Electric locomotive "Ed" 101

Electric locomotive "Ed" 101
Date
Circa 1937
By
New Zealand Railways
Ref
APG-1533-1/2-F
Description
Electric locomotive "Ed" 101, built by the English Electric Company in 1937. Photograph taken by New Zealand Railways. This image is a film negative taken by Albert Percy Godber from a print in his album Vol 108, p 103 (PA1-q-101) Inscriptions: Album page - bottom centre - English Electric Company. 2-8-4. N.Z.R. "Ed" 101 was built in England, and sent to New Zealand as a prototype for seven more which were to be built in NZ, for use on the Wellington to Paekakariki line. This locomotive was distinguished by a skirt which concealed the wheels, and by three bands of aluminium alloy around the body. The NZ-built locomotives did not have the skirt, which was later removed from "Ed" 101. See "Cavalcade of New Zealand locomotives" by A N Palmer and W W Stewart (1965, p 130). Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Film negative 12.5 x 10.0 cm
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Film negative 12.5 x 10.0 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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