Re: the SA V class 0-4-4RT
Yes; being able to look at the pictures helps. The description has many of features and rationale of the Forney but seems a weird development of the original when you see the pictures as Frank points out.
Forney's patent is 53406; wasn't able to get anything on line but someone in the US must have or know about the original patent.
Frank, you might be interested in the Finnish picture:
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Sent: Saturday, 13 June 2015 6:55 PM
Subject: Re: [LRRSA] the SA V class 0-4-4RT
On 13/06/2015 3:45 PM, 'Peterson, John J' peterson.john.j@... [LRRSA] wrote:
That is a patent for a different kind of Forney locomotive - a (very strange) type of which I do not know of any built examples. I think the Forney patent for the type of locomotives used on the New York elevated railways dates from 1865 or 1866.
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