Kaitaia Locomotive Display


Posted on: Monday 28 August 2017 under: Locomotive




At the southern end of Kaitaia main street is Jaycee Park and in the park is a D class 2-4-0 steam tank locomotive.



D class 2-4-0 - 11 February 2017
D class 2-4-0 - 11 February 2017

This locomotive was built by Neilson and Co of Scotland in 1880 and shipped to the area around 1912 to be used at Kaingaroa Timber Mill to haul logs along a tramway.

The rusting locomotive was rescued from a farm at Kaingaroa by the Jaycees and restored during 1967-1968.

D class 2-4-0 - 11 February 2017
D class 2-4-0 - 11 February 2017
D class 2-4-0 - 11 February 2017
D class 2-4-0 - 11 February 2017