Hero of the Hill
A fierce wind blows. Thunder rumbles. Will the brave engine and carriages tumble?
Written in steady, clicketty-clack rhyme, Joy Cowley's tale of H 199 brings a little-known slice of New Zealand history to life.
A story about a Fell engine, H 199,which used to pull coaches up the Rimutaka Incline, a section of the railway line between Wellington and the Wairarapa which was too steep for ordinary engines.