A well kept 19D is waiting for the next assignment at the Kroonstad shed.
This 19D resting at the Mafikeng shed has already seen better days.
The crew perform a blowdown on this most photographed bridge, while the waves of the Indian Ocean break on the sand below.
The morning George-Knysna goods train crosses the lagoon before entering Knysna Station. This was the last scheduled steam-hauled goods train on the South African Rail system.
A passenger train is leaving the Mafikeng station hauled by an unidentified 19D class locomotive. The policeman on the opposite plattform is checking if everything is OK. He was not interested in ... (more)
In 1979 the 19D class locomotive #2644 underwent extensive modifications under the directions of David Wardale. He used the principles of the famous locomotive engineers Andre Chapelon from France... (more)