Photograph [Rail-car, Glenomaru]; Devlin, Ken (Mr); 15.03.1958; CT88.1864b

Name/Title

Photograph [Rail-car, Glenomaru]

About this object

Photograph; a black and white photograph depicting a rail-car at Glenomaru. The car has stopped on the tracks for passengers to walk around, the driver is posing at the front of the train for the photograph.

This was the first and only rail-car to travel on the Catlins River Branch Railway. It was sent down from Dunedin after a private opening for railway enthusiasts, 15th March, 1958.

Place Made

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

Maker

Devlin, Ken (Mr)

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

15.03.1958

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on reverse: 'Sent down after private opening for Railway enthusiasts Bus trip...' and 'RM50 / Only railcar to travel Catlins branch / Taken at Glenomaru / 15th March 1958 / photo Ken Devlin'

Measurements

h 100mm x w 151mm
Small

Format

Photograph

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

railroad engineering and operation, local and light railways

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

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

Object number

CT88.1864b

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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