Kōrero: Railways

F-class locomotive

F-class locomotive

The F-class locomotive, and to a lesser extent the D-class, were the workhorses of New Zealand’s railways in the 19th century. These small British-built tank engines sometimes had a working life of 100 years. Some rebuilt engines were still in use in the 1960s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, James McAllister Collection (PAColl-3054)
Reference: 1/1-012575-G
Photograph by James McAllister

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Neill Atkinson, 'Railways - Building the rail network', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21376/f-class-locomotive (accessed 23 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Neill Atkinson, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 11 Mar 2016