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Climax Locomotives
Climax Manufacturing Co.,
Corry, Pennsylvania, USA


Geared Locos Index


Built:
1903
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:
Type A
Cylinders:
Two - 7" x 7"
Wheel Arr.
0-4-4-0
Pressure:
Wheel Diam:
28"
Weight:
History:
1904-1914 Taupo Totara Timber Co. Ltd., Mokai
1916-1917 Whakamarama Land & Timber Co. Ltd.
1917-1919 Kauri Timber Co. Ltd., Ngapipito
1927-1932 Kauri Timber Co., Pupuke
1935-1940 Kauri Timber Co., Great Barrier
1942-1952 Idle Scrapped c1957


# 522     Geared Steam     Built 1904     0-4-4-0
1904-1954 Ellis & Burnand Ltd., Mangapehi
Called "Mountaineer"
Derelict 1957
Tokomaru Steam Engine Museum - stored


Built:
1908
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:
898
Cylinders:
Two -
Wheel Arr.
0-4-4-0
Pressure:
Wheel Diam:
Weight:
History:
1908-1913 G.A. Gamman & Co. Ltd., Ohakune
1914-c1942 Ellis & Burnand Ltd., Manunui
c1948-1951 Ellis & Burnand Ltd., Mangapehi
Scrapped 1956


Photo : A.P. Godber


# 982     Geared Steam     Built 1909     0-4-4-0
1910 G.A. Gamman & Co. Ltd., Ohakune
Ellis & Burnand Ltd.
1930 Perham Larsen & Co. Ltd., Rangataua
1940-1955 Pokaka Timber Co. Ltd., Pokaka
Scrapped 1957


Built:
1913
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:
1203
Cylinders:
Two - 9" x 12"
Wheel Arr.
0-4-4-0
Pressure:
120 psig
Wheel Diam:
30"
Weight:
History:
1913-1915 Potate Timber Co. Ltd., Matapuna
1916-1938 Pukeweka Sawmilling Co. Ltd., Manunui
1939-1944 Ellis & Burnand Ltd., Manunui;
c1944-c1953 Ellis & Burnand Ltd., Mangapehi
c1953-1963 Ellis & Burnand Ltd., Ongarue 1966 Manunui for storage.
Purchased J.Melse, and transported to Greymouth on two Ub wagons 1969
First erected Petone workshops NZR.
In service at Shantytown


Photo : A.M. Greenwood


# 1317     Geared Steam     Built 1915     0-4-4-0
1915-? Egmont Box Co., Ohutu
?-1929 Egmont Box Co., Kakahi
1929-1942 Egmont Box Co., Taurewa
1942-1945 Smyth Brothers & Boryer, Arohena
1945-1956 Smyth Brothers & Boryer, Ngaroma
1960 On exhibit at Te Awamutu Memorial Park.
At present udergoing restoration.


Built:
1924
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:
1650
Cylinders:
Two - 9" x 12"
Wheel Arr.
0-4-4-0
Pressure:
120 psig
Wheel Diam:
28"
Weight:
25 tons
History:
1924-1960 Ellis & Burnand Ltd., Ongarue
J. Melse, Mangapehi
Bush Tramway Club, Pukemiro Stored on site


Photo : A.P. Godber