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Nattrass Rail Tractors
Rail Tractors Ltd.,
Wellington, Nz


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Nattrass Rail Tractors

Used V8 Cadillac or Fordson power    Tractor drove 4-wheel log bogie.



1.  Built 1923
  Mitchell & Cook, Mataroa,



Built:
1923
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:    2
Engine:
Fordson
Wheel Arr.
0-4-0
Fuel:
Wheel Diam:
Weight:
History:
Campbell, Akatarawa


3.    Built 1924
1924-1925 Crighton & Co., Pokaka



4.    Built 1924
Demonstrator


5.    Built 1925
1925-1931 Crighton & Co., Pokaka



6.   Built 1925
Rangataua Sawmilling Co., Ngaharakoe


7.   Built 1925
Derby Brothers, Kopaki


Built:
1925
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:    8
Engine:
Cadillac V8
Wheel Arr.
0-4-0
Fuel:
Petrol
Wheel Diam:
Weight:
History:
Taringamutu Totara Sawmills,
Taringamotu

9.    Built c1925
A.W. Roe Timber Co., Mamaku


10.    Built 1925
Manakau Timber Co.


Built:
1925
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:    11
Engine:
Fordson
Wheel Arr.
0-4-0
Fuel:
Petrol
Wheel Diam:
Weight:
History:
Gilbert & Tomasi, Greenstone
Shantytown non-operational

12.    Built 1926
Crighton & Co., Rochfort

Built:
1926
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:    13
Engine:
Wheel Arr.
0-4-0
Fuel:
Wheel Diam:
Weight:
History:
1926-1931 New Plymouth Sash & Door Co., Kirihau


14.    Built c1926
c1926-1942 Bowater & Bryan, Cape Foulwind
1942- Bowater & Bryan, Totara River

Built:
c1926
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:    15
Engine:
Wheel Arr.
Fuel:
Wheel Diam:
Weight:
History:
Mangawhero Timber Co., Raetihi
Photo : Howard Nattrass col.


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16.    Built c1926
Mangawhero Timber Co., Raetihi


17.    Built c1926
Mangawhero Timber Co., Raetihi

18.    Built c1926
Mangawhero Timber Co., Raetihi


19.    Built 1928 Fordson
1928-c1939 Thomas Brothers, Tuai


20.    Built 1929 Fordson 26 hp
1929-1960 Robert Holt, Ohurakura (Napier-Taupo Rd.)


21.    Built 1929
1929-1930 McDonald, Rakauroa

22.    Built 1930
1930-1932 Williams, Raurimu
1932-1934 Charles Cross, Waimiha
1934-1937 King Country Timber Co., Waimiha
1937-1940 King Country Timber Co., Waitaanga

Built:
1930
Gauge:
3'-6"
Number:    21
Engine:
Fordson F
Wheel Arr.
Fuel:
Wheel Diam:
Weight:
History:
1930-1936 McDonald, Rakauroa

Photo : Bob Young col.

24.    Built c1933
Box Co., Motuhora


25.    Built c1933
Box Co., Motuhora


26.    Built 1934
1934-1946 Williams & Pedersen, Matawai



27.    Built 1937
1937-1940 Robert Holt, Puketitri
1942-c1960 Robert Holt, Ohurakura


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