Photograph [Maclennan Railway Line Opening Day]; [?]; 1915; 2010.646

Name/Title

Photograph [Maclennan Railway Line Opening Day]

About this object

Photograph; A WF class locomotive No. 403 at Maclennan, The Catlins, on the official opening day of the line, 4 February, 1915. The front of the engine is bedecked with greenery.

The original photograph has been digitised. A digital image and copy print are available for research access.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins, Maclennan

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

1915

Inscription and Marks

Written on front of photo in white ink, '[MACLENNAN?] OFFICIAL OPENING FEB 4.1914'.

Typed caption beneath photo, 'R.20 ....'

Written on back, 'T. H Clement/41b Rockinghorse Rd./ChCh.7'.

'Special train at/Maclennan line/Official opening/Feb 4th 1914?/Locomotive Wf'.

Format

Photograph

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

railroad engineering and operation, local and light railways

Subject and Association Keywords

transportation and communications, railroads. rapid transit systems

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika, The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object number

2010.646

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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