Snow on the Gydoberge forms the backdrop for the Union Limited leaving Prince Alfred Hamlet behind two 19Ds
Newly restored and the only South African Railways steam locomotive ever painted red the only member of her class steams through Houtkraal Station which was still operated with semaphore signals.
A Union Limited special departs from Donkerpoort Station in the russet browns of the dry highveld winter. No 3300 was then the last working example of her class. Very similar to the Class 15F sh... (more)
One of the preserved Class 19Ds, then stationed at Bloemfontein Shed pilots preserved Class 23 No 3300 over the longest road-rail bridge in South Africa (1.3 Kilometers)
The Red Devil had just been restored when this picture of a northbound departure from Orange River Station was taken. Today the line is electrified and the semaphore signals replaced by CTC signa... (more)
19D 3321 leads GO Garratt 2575 during a runpast on the Union Limited Outeniqua 1996 tour. Photo Credit: Ilva Rogers
For obvious reasons this locomotive is known as The Red Devil. She was an experimental locomotive with a gas-producing firebox and a double Kylchap exhaust. She was more efficient than the Class... (more)
Thirty two driving wheels bite firmly into the 1 in 36 (2.7%) grade as a lash-up of double headed GO No. 2575 and GMAM No. 4128 power the 18 coach Union Limited tour train out of Jubilee on the Mo... (more)