An unidentified pair of class 25 condensers drift down towards Orange River for a fire cleaning stop and maybe water with a Kimberley bound goods from De Aar. Sadly this was the only shot I ever m... (more)
In steam days all trains on the Kimberley - De Aar main line stopped at Orange River for water and fire cleaning. Here a sorry looking class 25 condenser resumes its journey to De Aar.
A Steam and Safaris Charter train heads north for Kimberley with an old-style SAR passenger train. No 3454 was a modified member of her class - her double lempor exaust is aparrent in this view.
The Red Devil had just been restored when this picture of a northbound departure from Orange River Station was taken. Today the line is electrified and the semaphore signals replaced by CTC signa... (more)
This engine was the only 25NC that was fitted with a double Lempor exhaust. She is seen storming past a rather handsome classic SAR semphore signal.
Although it was four years after regular steam operations ended on the Kimberley-De Aar line, a then sympathetic Railway Administration allowed the occasional freight to be worked by preserved ste... (more)
Locomotive is replacing damaged class 25 4-8-4 on Orange Express.
Locomotive wearing special "Blue Train" colors.
Locomotive switching out damaged 4-8-4 3482, which experienced a broken rod between Kimberely and Orange river.
Locomotive experienced a broken rod between Kimberely and Orange river.