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Branxholme locomotive dump

Branxholme locomotive dump is a steam locomotive and wagon (rail car/vehicle) dump located on the eastern bank of the Oreti River adjacent and just to the north of Southland's Wairio Branch Line in New Zealand. [1]

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Bealey River

The Bealey River is a small river located in the Southern Alps of New Zealand.

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Clutha River

The Clutha River / Mata-Au is the second longest river in New Zealand and the longest in the South Island.

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Feilding and District Steam Rail Society

The Feilding and District Steam Rail Society, also known as Feilding Steam Rail, is a railway preservation society located in Feilding in the Manawatu region of New Zealand.

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Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company

Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company, originally called The Bridgewater Foundry, specialised in the production of heavy machine tools and locomotives.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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New Zealand Railways

New Zealand Railways may refer to KiwiRail, a division of New Zealand Railways Corporation, which is the current rail services owner/operator and infrastructure owner/maintainer.

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NZR BA class

The BA class was a class of steam locomotive built by the New Zealand Railways Department (NZR) for use on New Zealand's national rail network.

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NZR J class (1874)

The New Zealand J class were steam locomotives with the wheel arrangement of 2-6-0 that were built in 1874 to operate on the railway network of New Zealand.

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NZR K class (1877)

The NZR K class of 1877 was the first example of American-built locomotives to be used on New Zealand's railways.

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NZR V class

The New Zealand V class steam locomotive was used on New Zealand's railway network from 1885 onwards.

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Oamaru locomotive dump

Oamaru locomotive dump was created in New Zealand so that obsolete locomotives and rolling stock could be used to stabilize loose ground where rivers and the coast were eroding the ground where the railway lines were built.

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Ohai

Ohаi is a town in the Southland Region of New Zealand's South Island, 65 kilometres northwest of Invercargill and 25 kilometres west of Winton.

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Omoto locomotive dump

Omoto locomotive dump is a locomotive and rolling stock dump site located on the banks of the Grey River, near Greymouth, New Zealand.

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Oreti River

The Oreti River is one of the main rivers of Southland, New Zealand, and is 170 kilometres in length.

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Railroad car

A railroad car or railcar (American and Canadian English), railway wagon or railway carriage (UK and IUR), is a vehicle used for the carrying of cargo or passengers on a rail transport system (a railroad/railway).

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Riverton, New Zealand

Riverton or Aparima is a small town 30 kilometres west of Invercargill via State Highway 99 on the Southern Scenic Route.

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Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works

Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works was a 19th-century manufacturer of railroad steam locomotives based in Paterson, in Passaic County, New Jersey, in the United States.

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Southern Alps (New Zealand)

The Southern Alps is a mountain range extending along much of the length of New Zealand's South Island, reaching its greatest elevations near the island's western side.

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Southland, New Zealand

Southland (Murihiku) is New Zealand's southernmost region.

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Steam locomotive

A steam locomotive is a railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.

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The Plains Vintage Railway & Historical Museum

The Plains Vintage Railway & Historical Museum is a heritage railway and recreated historic village located inside the Tinwald Domain, Tinwald, New Zealand.

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Tuatapere

Tuatapere is a small rural town in Southland, New Zealand.

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Vulcan Foundry

Vulcan Foundry was a British locomotive builder sited at Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire (now part of Merseyside).

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Waimakariri River

The Waimakariri River, formerly briefly known as the Courtenay River, is one of the largest of the North Canterbury rivers, in the South Island of New Zealand.

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Wairio Branch

The Ohai Line, formerly the Ohai Industrial Line and previously the Wairio Branch and the Ohai Railway Board's line, is a 54.5 km branch line railway in Southland, New Zealand.

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Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company

| The Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company (WMR or W&MR) was a private railway company that built, owned and operated the line between Thorndon in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, and Longburn, near Palmerston North in the Manawatu, between 1881 and 1908, when it was absorbed into New Zealand Government Railways.

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Westfield Railway Station

Westfield Railway Station is 400 metres south of Westfield Junction, where the Eastern and Southern Lines of the Auckland Railway Network converge.

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2-4-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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2-6-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 2-6-0 represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles, and no trailing wheels.

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2-6-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels, six coupled driving wheels and two trailing wheels.

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2-8-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 2-8-0 represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles, and no trailing wheels.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Branxholme_locomotive_dump

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