Wonder Steam Train's class 15CA - No.2850 - performs the first of several run-pasts for photographers on the old shunting neck at Hermanstad, Pretoria.
'The driver & his machine...'
With one hand firmly on the brakes, driver Les Weideman keeps a watchful eye on the vacuum gauge...
In the background, two Transnet Freight Rail class 35s idle ... (more)
Beneath the African sky, Wonder Steam Train's class 15CA No.2850 poses for photographers during a Stimela Photographic Event.
The Umgeni steam railway train is leaving Kloof full steam ahaed for Inchanga
The Umgeni steam railway train is leaving Kloof station on the way to Inchanga in the evening light
The Umgeni steam railway train on the way to Inchanga near Botha's hill in the evening light
The Umgeni steam railway special-train waits in the late evening at saturday for the next run on sunday in Kloof station
The Umgeni steam railway return-train to the shed at Inchanga is seen near Botha's hill in the warm evening light
The train with the Garratt is passing Zulu-roundhouses near Centocow
In the early morning near Centocow
The garratt runs her train trought the lovely Ngwangwane gorge with the Aloe plants
Only a short distance on the line from Creighton to Donnybrook is usable in the moment. Here the photo-train runs back to Creigthton in the warm evening-light, near the Nkonzo-bridge.
A photo-special on the way from Riverside to Creighton.
A photo-special with the last operable SAR Garratt-locomotive runs near Riverside.