RailPictures.Net Photo: South African Railways Steam 4-8-2 at Germiston, South Africa by Paul Ash
 
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South African Railways (more..)
Steam 4-8-2 (more..)
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Germiston, South Africa (more..)
June, 1990
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Paul Ash (more..)
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In the gloom of the running shed at Germiston locomotive depot, an engine hand gets to work with the steam cleaning apparatus on a grimy class 15CA. The loco is in for a boiler washout as evidenced by the water gushing out of the blowdown pipe at bottom left. These ALCO-built Mountains entered service on the South African Railways in the early 1930s and tramped on until the end of steam in 1991. Two have been preserved in working order.
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