A coal train seen in the remote and unspoiled landscape of Western Zimbabwe and hauled by one of the last revenue-earning garrets in the world.
No 395 steams past the cattle loading dock on this remote siding. This area of Zimbabwe is known for its cattle ranches.
A group of school children watch one of the last working NRZ garratt locomotives steam into Matetsie station during one of the annual steam safaris operated by Geoff's Trains.
Geoffs Trains arranges photo runbys on what must be one of the most spectacular bridges in the world. The photograph was taken from the Zambian side of the border and the train was proceeding to ... (more)
Having just taken water, No 395 departs Matetsi Station with a train bound for Victoria Falls.
In continuous service since she was delivered in 1950, No 395 catches the first warm rays of the Zimbabwean sunrise on the first photo runby of the day.
South Africa used Garratt locomotives for mountain railways, Zimbabwe used them for mainline operations. One of the last working 15As poses on Deka River Bridge for photographers. Charter by Geo... (more)
The Engineman on No 395 make eye contact with the photographer as he awaits orders at the eastern side of Thompson Junction Exchange Yard
NRZ Garrett No 395 moves her coal train westbound towards Victoria Falls. South Africa used Garret engines on mountain railways, NRZ used them on the main line.
This is the view of the bridge from the Zambian side of the Zambezi River. The Victoria Falls Hotel on the Zimbabwean side is to be seen in the background. The rainbow is more-or-less permanent ... (more)
Sunrise on the Deka River Bridge. Winter is the in Southern Hemisphere. This is one of the last few NZR garret locomotives still in service.
The sun has just risen behind the spray rising from Victoria Waterfalls. View from the Victoria Falls Hotel.