Railroad Car [A302]

Oldbury Carriage Limited, Manufacturer

1884
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Maker and Role
Oldbury Carriage Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
1884
Description
A302 (Ea15) car, only one known to still exist. Known as the "Gumdigger" or "Penny Dreadful".

A 302 built 04/1884 at Petone Workshops (44'0", Wooden Open Platform Car Composite, 2 Compartments, win style:14, 1st/2nd class Composite, seat type:Longitudinal, seats:44, per class:(1st S 20 & 2nd S 24), body blueprint X.PWD 9208). Altered 28/07/1898 to non smoking compartment. Altered 07/1907 fitted with gates. Altered 15/07/1911 (seats:48, per class:(2nd NS 24 & 2nd NS 24), converted to 2nd Class). Written off 09/11/1935 at Otahuhu. Reclassified 29/02/1936 to E 15. Reclassified c.1943 to EA 15. Written off 31/01/1970 at Woburn Shops [source: http://nzrailwaysrollingstocklists.weebly.com]
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Signature/Marks and Type
CAR&WAGON / INSPECTOR / AUCKLAND Painted
EA 15 Painted
Accession No
F1018.2002
Credit Line
Oldbury Carriage Limited. 1884. Railroad Car [A302], F1018.2002. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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