Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company, Manufacturer

Circa 1895
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Maker and Role
Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1895
Car Bogie from the Wellington-Manawatu private railway. The Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company constructed the railway between Wellington and Longburn (near Palmerston North) over a 30 year period (1881-1908). The company was purchased in 1908 by New Zealand Rail. Metal framing and wheels. Central wooden beam has hub in middle. Four wheels. Spring suspension along frame.
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
WM RCY Embossed
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Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company. Circa 1895. Bogie, F1042.2002. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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