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Avonside Locomotives

Avonside Engine Co.,
Bristol, England


Ex-NZR Locos Index


Built:
1875
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:
1088
F 75
Cylinders:
Two - 10" x 18"
Wheel Arr.
0-6-0 ST
Pressure:
130 psig
Wheel Diam:
36"
Weight:
20.25 tons
History:
1876-1925 NZ Railways
1925-1955 Stuart & Chapman, Ross
1956 Butler Brothers, Ruatapu.
Stopped work 1956


Built:
1875
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:
1089
F 225
Cylinders:
Two - 10" x 18"
Wheel Arr.
0-6-0 ST
Pressure:
130 psig
Wheel Diam:
36"
Weight:
History:
1875-1935 NZ Railways
1935-1955 Butler Brothers, Ruatapu

Photo : B.D. Whebell


# 1090     Saddle Tank     Built 1876     Class F 40     0-6-0 ST
1876-1934 NZ Railways
1934-1948 Stuart & Chapman Ltd., Ross
Converted May 1955 for 7000 to Diesel-mechanical
Fitted with Gardner diesel with Drewry transmission
1955 Butler Brothers, Ruatapu
1968 Caxton Paper, Kawerau
1977 NZCo-oP Dairy Co., Frankton
1986 Gordon Banfield
Now at Bay of Islands Vintage Railway


Built:
1878
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:
1218
R 29
Cylinders:
Two - 12" x 16"
Wheel Arr.
0-6-4 T
Pressure:
130 psig
Wheel Diam:
36"
Weight:
32 tons
History:
Single Fairlie type
1879-1932 NZ Railways
1933-1942 NZR Stores Branch, Mamaku
While heavier than an 'F', axle loading was the same.


Photo : E.J. McLare