The Beyer Garratt Class GMAM was one of many classes of this type designed for service in South Africa. This locomotive has just hauled the Cape Town - Port Elizabeth passenger train over the tor... (more)
Late afternoon runpast near Rooicranz ("Red Wall") on the line east from Oudtshoorn through the Little Karroo.
Late afternoon runpast at Rooicranz ("Red Wall") on the line east from Oudtshoorn through the Little Karroo.
Morning runpast at Rooicranz ("Red Wall") on the line east from Oudtshoorn through the Little Karroo.
A Pair of class 24 2-8-4's smoke it up at sunset, en route from Oudshoorn to Klipplaat.
A pair of class 24 Berkshires smoke it up as they struggle upgrade through sharp curves on the line from Oudsthoorn to Klipplaat. Equipped with modern cast steel frames and Vanderbilt tenders, th... (more)
14CRB 4-8-2 No. 1882 leads GEA Garratt No. 4023 past the home signals at Oudtshoorn. Below freezing weather and morning sun highlight the steam. Alan Crotty recently posted a shot of this train ... (more)
An early morning double header, lead by a 14CRB class Mountain, storms past the semaphors at Oudtshoorn, on the way towards the Montagu pass.
14CRB No. 1882, built by Montreal Locomotive Works, cruises by Stompdrift Reservoir, on the way to Oudtshoorn.
It's dry and windy in the Little Karoo Desert, so many farms have wind driven pumps. A class 19C 4-8-2 passes by one on the line from Oudtshoorn to Klipplaat. The wind is blowing the smoke ahead... (more)
A rare 14CRB class 4-8-2 passes the Red Wall at Rooikrans in late afternoon light. Light only strikes the wall in January, so today it's black!
It's cold and calm, so the steam trail just hangs in the air as a 4-8-2+2-8-4 Garratt passes Kandelaars station.
A SAR GMAM class Beyer Garratt reaches Oudtshoorn at sunrise on a feezing cold morning.