'Steam in the rain...'
On a cold and rainy Easter Saturday, driver Mark Ruddy guides Sandstone Estate's class NGG 16 - No.88 - and it's train towards Grootdraai, from Hoekfontein.
Meanwhile a vi... (more)
Former Alfred County Railway's NGG16 No. 88 - in Apple Green - enters Hoekfontein on the Sandstone Estate's Railroad.
Former Alfred County Railway's NGG16 No. 88 - in Apple Green - charges up the bank towards Hoekfontein during the 'Cherry Festival' in November 2021.
Sandstone Estates, Eastern Free State.
'Free State magic!'
A century old double-header between Sandstone Estate's class NG 10 (No.61) and NGG 11 (No.52) at the crack of dawn; what a sight for the year 2019!
No.61 was built by the... (more)
'Lawley in the Shed.'
Sandstone Estate's narrow gauge (2 foot) class NG6, stands patiently in the running shed at Hoekontein.
Two of Sandstone Estate's class NGG16s climb up the bank towards Mooihoek with the 'Mountain Wanderer.'
Class NG10 No.61 and NGG11 No.52 storm up the short gradient leaving Grootdraai.
'Golden Hour Steam!'
Sandstone Estate's class NGG11 No.52 simmers away peacefully at Vailima.
'Cleaning in the shed.'
Sandstone Estate's class NG4 receives a good cleaning.
'Train in the Window.'
Sandstone Estate's class NG4 tank-locomotive departs Hoekfontein station.
The narrow gauge Garratt locomotive NGG-16 #153 is hauling a freight train on the Sandstone Estates Railway.
Monday 8th April 2019:
Sandstone Estate's blue NG4 tank -No.16 - hauling a short passenger around the eastern section of the farm.