Guard Van [F247]

New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer

1901
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Maker and Role
New Zealand Railways, Manufacturer
Production Date
1901
Description
Guard (brake) van F247 is a 30 foot turtle-back roofed van. Built 1901, fitted with letter box. Gas lit. The van has been fitted for Postal use.

F 247 built 22/06/1901 at East Town Shops (30'0", bod:BP X. 2101 ). Written off 19/06/1976 at Otahuhu. Preserved at MOTAT
[source: http://nzrailwaysrollingstocklists.weebly.com]
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Signature/Marks and Type
F / 247 / WG Embossed
GR / LETTERS POSTED / HERE MUST BEAR / TWO PENCE EXTRA / RATE OF POSTAGE / AS LATE FEE Embossed
DISTRIBUTED / LOAD 6 TONS Embossed
Accession No
F1006.2002
Credit Line
New Zealand Railways. 1901. Guard Van [F247], F1006.2002. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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