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Soho Robinson
Thomas Robinson & Co.,
Soho Foundry, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia


Early Locomotives Index


#2   Steam Tender "Makarewa"    Built 1864    2-2-0
1864-1867 Oreti Railway, Invercargill
1869 to sawmill at Makarewa on tramway about 1880
then boiler as stationary 1903-17
Small 1000 gal tender. Crampton type 4'-8"" Outside Stephenson motion

Built:
1864
Gauge:
4'-8"
Number:
3
Cylinders:
Two - 10" x
Wheel Arr.
2-2-0
Pressure:
150 psig
Wheel Diam:
54"
Weight:
History:
1864-1867 Oreti Railway, Invercargill. Named "Oreti"
1869 at Hare & Pratt's mill Dee St. Invercargill
1873 Sykes & Tulloch's mill Makarewa
John Murdoch
1892 NZ Pine Co. Woodend
Boiler condemned 1908
Small 1000 gal tender. Crampton type. Outside Stephenson motion