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Steam road transport 1 year 3 months ago #89045

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McLaren,

One of my todo tasks is to finish an article I have tarted in the SRT. It is based on the book that Rob has linked too and also the REs report in the National Archives.



This report suggests two McLaren engines types were used during the war: 603 and 604 crane engine.



There are tables showing location and usage eg

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Thank you for your response - interesting information!

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A mechanical sapper
A steam plough for making entrenchments

Source: www.angloboerwar.com/forum/19-ephemera/3...-jack?start=36#91373
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'A modern war engine
Which pumps up water for the troops at Modder River'

Source: www.angloboerwar.com/forum/19-ephemera/3...-jack?start=66#93480
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Two traction engines and their loads at the Market Square, Boshof.

Picture courtesy of Elmarie

Kimberley to Boshof was a major SRT route.



Source: Major G P Scholfield's report on the SRT.
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