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Fowler Locomotives
John Fowler & Co.,
Leeds, England


Direct Drive Locos Index


Built:
1921
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:
15908
Cylinders:
Two - 7" x 12"
Wheel Arr.
0-4-0 T
Pressure:
180 psig
Wheel Diam:
22"
Weight:
7 tons
History:
1921-1931 PWD # 534
1936 Marton Sash & Door, Erua
1937-c1950 Marton Sash & Door, Rangataua


Built:
1924
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:
16246
Cylinders:
Two - 7" x 12"
Wheel Arr.
0-4-0 T
Pressure:
180 psig
Wheel Diam:
22"
Weight:
8 tons
History:
# 16246 Side Tank Built 1924 0-4-0 T
1924-1948 New PWD # 548
1950s W.J. Houston Sawmiller, La Fontaine, Westland
Now at McLeans Island, Christchurch


# 16579 Side Tank Built 1925 0-4-0 T
1925-1936 PWD # 550
1936-1959 W.J. Houston Sawmiller, La Fontaine
Frames & Cab ex 548 in 1940s Preserved Christchurch