One of the last opeating examples of South Africa's standard main line steam locomotive is seen in her home shed.
Arrival in the first rays of the sunrise during Reefsteamers Sunrise Photography event. During Steam Days, Germiston steam shed had a large allocation of 15Fs.
Reefsteamers´s mighty Garratt GMAM #4079 was one of the four "big" engines under steam at the photographer´s event early Saturday morning. Worth getting up so early, don´t you think?
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The Class 15F was the standard mainline steam locomotive on the South African Railways. No 3046 has just been brought back into service by Reefsteamers, and poses in front of the large Germiston ... (more)
During the Geoff Cooke tour recently restored 15F 3046 shunts the yard
The GMAM Garratt locomotive named Lyndie Lou is stored in working order in the Germiston shed.
Bogie wheels, cylinders and the bottom of a flame-cut smokebox - the last earthly remains of a once-mighty steam loco, now departed for the great marshalling yard in the sky!
Long-stored steam locos of classes 15CA and 15F are being put to the torch in Germiston depot.