Locomotive [Oberursel]

Oberursel/Deutz Locomotive Works, Manufacturer

Circa 1911
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Maker and Role
Oberursel/Deutz Locomotive Works, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1911
Oberursel 0-4-0 circa 1915 petrol powered industrial locomotive. Single cylinder Deutz petrol machine. Known as Lizzie. One of the oldest petrol powered locomotives.

2 x Tipper bucket carts have oblong metal base framing with space to fit wheels. Exterior of tipper bucket is painted green. Chain attachments on bucket.
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Oberursel/Deutz Locomotive Works. Circa 1911. Locomotive [Oberursel], F1014.2002. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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Built in 1912 and arrived in NZ in 1913 for use on Hauraki Plains. Sold to NZ Mercury Mines in 1940 for use at Puhipuhi in Northland. To MOTAT 1968

- David Martin

Posted on 18-12-2019 05:01:49

The loco was originally built before the Deutz company took over Oberursel in 1920.

- David Martin

Posted on 29-10-2019 00:46:23

The loco is part way through a complete rebuild to operating condition and will possibly be finished in 2020.

- David Martin

Posted on 29-10-2019 00:44:32