Half Cab (Ka941) with Control Mechanisms

New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer

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Maker and Role
New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer
Production Date
-1 Ka 941 half cab (driver's side) with control mechanisms.
-2 Brake pedestal - Westinghouse brake pedestal.
-3 Funnel - Ka funnel.
-4 Fire box - Fire box, front.
-5 Main gauges - cluster of 3 gauges: train brake, engine brake, flow indicator.
-6 Speedometer - calibrated 0 - 70 mph.
-7 Lubricator - Detroit 5-feed lubricator.
-8 Glass holder - cab front mounted pair of gauge glass holders.
-9 Timer - timer with clock in the centre.
-10 Quadrant - used to basically regulate the steam.
-11 Seats - locomotive seats, front and back.
-12 Switch gear - switch gear and lights.
-13 Whistle - side mount type, cast iron.

324/40 built 1940 at Hillside Shops renumbered to KA 941 (4-8-4). In service 10/1940 - 12/1967 (Scrapped @ Pacific Steel Otahuhu c02/1969.) [source: http://nzrailwaysrollingstocklists.weebly.com]
Processed Material/Metal/Iron/Cast Iron
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Credit Line
New Zealand Railways. 1940. Half Cab (Ka941) with Control Mechanisms, 2003.327. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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