Friend of the Rails classic SAR branch line locomotive poses for photographers at the beginning of the FotR annual Steam Photography weekend.
An authentic steam-era mixed goods and passenger train storms past the photographer during the annual Friends of the Rail's Photographic Weekend.
FotR is the only organization in South Africa t... (more)
Friends of the Rail's classic South African Railways branch line locomotive at a classic photo location. There is nothing quite like steam locomotive photography on the South African Highveld on ... (more)
Friends of the Rails Class 19D shows of her classic lines on the climb to the Zonkolol level crossing on her first outing of the steam excursion season.
One day before the official start of the Southern Hemisphere Spring,. 1938 built No 2650 rounds the curve on the climb out of Cullinan Station.
The sun rises on Friends of the Rails stalwart Class 19D at the start of the annual photographic weekend.
Friends of the Rails Class 19D moves towards the ash pits during a recent photographic weekend.
The Daimond Express on the return journey to Pretoria, approaches the curve where she was derailed 8 days before this picture was taken. The Pretoria area is well known for spectacular shows of J... (more)
At the height of the Steam Excursion Season on the South African Highveld, Friends of the Rails Class 19D departs from Cullinan with a train bound for Pretoria.
Friends of the Rail's class 19D climbs towards Van der Merwe Siding and Rayton. This is the last section of main line in South Africa that sees frequent steam working. In the 1970s Panpoort was ... (more)
One of the ostriches that are kept in the grounds of Capital Park Locomotive Shed, confronts Friends of the Rail Class 19D and decides that discretion is the better part of valor!
This was Friends of the Rail's first train of the season, following the serious derailment of their 15F No 3117 near this spot in June. The first blush of the southern hemisphere spring is eviden... (more)
An example of the standard South African Railways branch line steam locomotive No 2650 simmers at the coal stage.