Grand old days of steam
W. W. Stewart, Author
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W. [M.] Butcher Signature
W. W. Stewart Signature
The Chief Designing Engineer for N.Z.R. who designed the C, J and K classes [Gard] - Worked with Mr. Gard on the above designs [Foreman] - Assistant District Mechanical Engineer Auckland Section at the time the K900 entered service - later to become D.M.E. AK section [Butcher] - New Zealand's no. 1 railway historian & writer, painter of these numerous books on N.Z. railway history.
This book was signed by the above on the day & at the ceremony of the arrival of the K900 at the Museum of Tansport and Technology Western Springs 20 Dec 1975.
WW. Stewart was the person who nominated the letter 'K' to be the classification of this class of locomotive. Hand-written
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