Re: the SA V class 0-4-4RT [2 Attachments]
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Thanks for those illustrations, which are very interesting.
Perhaps I should explain the reason I am looking for an illustration of an earlier Forney 0-4-4T locomotive.
I am collecting information which may lead to a small article on the genesis of the SAR V class and the horse operations on the Kingston - Naracoorte line. Ideally I would like to have an illustration of a Forney as running in New York in 1871, which is apparently what inspired Carl Pihl to suggest the Forney concept to Charles Beyer (of Beyer Peacock).
(From what I have read the horses were about 30 times more efficient when hauling on the railway compared to the road - but the road was absolutely terrible!)
On 13 Jun 2015, at 10:53 pm, "'David Halfpenny (gmail)' david.halfpenny@... [LRRSA]" <LRRSA@...> wrote: