25NC Glory Days!!!
As engineers peer out their cab windows, doubleheaded 25 NC’s led by the “Queen of Sheba” depart the small town of Fouriesburg in the Free State of South Africa on the line ... (more)
Narrow Gauge (2 Foot) NG15 No. 119 brings a mixed train down Loerie Heights
SAR-Klasse NGG 13-NGG 16 NGG Nr. 78. Garratt locomotive built by Hanomag between 1927 and 1928 for South African Railways.
The 'Red Devil' rides! On 11th June 1983, Class 26 4-8-4 no.3450 worked the Komatipoort passenger trains from Pretoria as far as Witbank, and return. If I remember correctly, the Railway Society o... (more)
Examples of coaching vehicles that remain in their original South African Railways livery (Red & Grey) are like hens teeth to find now. This is S.A.R. Caboose Type ZO-5 No. 14877. This type of v... (more)
The Railway Society of Southern Africa's Tour Train - "Cape Midlander" - hauled by a double-headed combination of a class 24 and GMA/M garret. This is climbing the famous Outeniqua Moun... (more)
The Railway Society of Southern Africa's Tour Train - "Cape Midlander" - performs a runpast on the Oudtshoorn to Kliplaat line
Passeger Train 19D+GF Garratt
Ex SAR 19D shunts the SAPPI SAICCOR Exchange yard by Umkomaas.
Alfred County Railway and SAR narrow gauge Garrets drifting down grade to Pandora Pond shortly sunrise. Their arrival has disturbed the local bird life
NGG-16 Garratt climbing from Hoekfontein to Mooihoek with a rake of B open bogie wagons.
Double headed Garratt NGG16 locomotives on the climb to Vailima Summit with a short rake of typical SAR narrow gauge goods wagons
Sandstone Heritage Trust NG15 'Kalahari' with a short rake of open bogie wagons, shortly after sunrise.
I think that the Class 24 is the most attractive of the South African Railways branch line locomotives. This picture was taken during the annual Steam Photography weekend, hosted by Friends of th... (more)