Locomotive [K 900]

New Zealand Railways Hutt Workshops, Manufacturer;  New Zealand Railways, Commissioned by; 

1932
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Maker and Role
New Zealand Railways Hutt Workshops, Manufacturer
New Zealand Railways, Commissioned by
Production Date
1932
Description
K 900 steam locomotive 4-8-4 built in 1932 is the class leader of the largest non-articulated steam locomotive ever operated by New Zealand Railways. Known as 'The Killer'.

277/32 built 1932 at Woburn Shops to K 900 (4-8-4). In service 11/1932. Written off 05/1965. Owned by 1967 MOTAT (Donated MOTAT 1967. Outside display @ Pacific Steel, Otahuhu 3/1969. To MOTAT 20/12/1975.) [source: http://nzrailwaysrollingstocklists.weebly.com]
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Signature/Marks and Type
K / 900 / NZGR Embossed
Accession No
F1072.2002
Credit Line
New Zealand Railways Hutt Workshops et al. 1932. Locomotive [K 900], F1072.2002. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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