RailPictures.Net Photo: 39-234, 39-210, 39-208, 39-222 Transnet Freight Rail Class 39-200 (EMD GT26CU-3) at Dullstroom, South Africa by Eugene Armer
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Transnet Freight Rail (more..)
Class 39-200 (EMD GT26CU-3) (more..)
Santa siding, 14km north of Dullstroom (more..)
Dullstroom, South Africa (more..)
August 14, 2013
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39-234, 39-210, 39-208, 39-222 (more..)
Eugene Armer (more..)
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A fleet of 20 of these Class 39-200 (EMD GT26CU-3) locomotives is based at Lydenburg to handle the traffic on the Belfast - Steelpoort branch line. On a beautiful late winter morning, four of these 39's pause at Santa siding while working a train of chrome ore from Lydenburg to Belfast. The name Santa is not entirely inappropriate - at an altitude of 1 968 metres (6 456 feet), severe winter weather has been known to bring snow here!
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