Electric locomotive "Ed" 101

Electric locomotive "Ed" 101
Circa 1937
New Zealand Railways
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
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1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Film negative 12.5 x 10.0 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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