A powerful departure from Thomson Junction of Garratt steam engine Class 15A #414 "Ubhejane" with its freight train in the first sunlight of the day. Thomson Junction is a huge railroad ... (more)
It's 5.45am in Thomson Junction, the crew is preparing Garratt steam engine 15A #414 "Ubhejane" ("black Rhinoceros") for a charter train to Victoria Falls. It was built by the ... (more)
190 NRZ (Hwange) Thomson Junction-Victoria Falls
Nyght Thomson Junction n° 416 Garratt Class 15A + n°190 Zimbabwe
4-6-4 + 4-6-4 Garratts 392 and 381 are seen on shed at Thomson Junction in 1990. Both locos date from the late 1940s.
Women go to a nearby stream for water, while Garratt 16A 611 is ready for work.
National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) Garratt 15A395 shunts its train on a clear morning at Thomson Junction yard. 15A395 is normally used for shunting at Bulawayo, Zimbabwe´s only remaining steam ... (more)