With the spectacular Maluti Mountains as the backdrop, Sandstone Estate's class NGG16 - No.113 - slowly trundles past a field of cosmos en route to Hoekfontein.
'A Ride down Cosmos Avenue'
Sandstone Estate's Class NGG16 No. 113, a majestic steam locomotive built in 1939, proudly led the first train to the picturesque balloon at Grootdraai on the third ... (more)
'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)
Class 19D No.2650 performs a run-past at the crack of dawn!
''Garratt beneath an African sky.''
The magnificent GMAM Garratt lies silent beneath A STARY SKY.
'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.