Taupo Totara Timber Company #7

Specifications: 

Wheel Arrangement: 2-4-4-2

Tank or tender type: Two-axle Rectangular tender

Build date: 1907

Serial number: 53970

Driver diameter: 32 in.

Boiler pressure: 180 psi

Cylinder dimensions: 10 & 16x14 in

Grate area: 1.39 square meters

Tractive effort:  10,500 lbs

Weight:  45 tons

Fuel: coal 2.1 tonnes(nz)

Water capacity: 4546 litres

Service History:

1914-1945:  Taupo Totara Timber Co.  #7.  Putaruru, New Zealand.

Disposition after logging service:

1945: Sold for scrap, but scrapping never commenced.

1958: Sold by scrapper to the Auckland Railway Enthusiasts Society.  Placed on display at Putaruru.

1975: Sold to Glenbrook Vintage Railway, Auckland City, New Zealand.  Restored to operation in 1977 as Glenbrook Vintage Railway #4.

Notes:

42-inch gauge

Summary:

Pictures:

Drawing: Taupo Totara Timber Co. #7

Photo: Taupo Totara Timber Co. #7 on display at Putaruru - Marc Reusser photo

Photo: Taupo Totara Timber Co. #7 on display at Putaruru - Marc Reusser photo

Photo: Genbrook Vintage Railway #4 - Russell Dunn photo

Photo: Genbrook Vintage Railway #4 - Russell Dunn photo

Photo: Genbrook Vintage Railway #4 - Russell Dunn photo

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