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Photo Album By: Pete Boor
 
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Photo ID: 411284

The remarkable sight of five ex South African Railway two foot guage steam locomotives in one lashup. With one conventional locomotive and four garratt locomitives, that makes for 9 sets of dri... (more)

Railroad: Sandstone Estates
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Ficksburg, South Africa
Locomotive #: Class NG 15 No 17
Train ID: Train to Grootdraai
Photo Date: March 30, 2012


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By: David Benn

Added: Oct 07, 2012

Views: 4,772
Comments: 1

Favorited: 35
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Photo ID: 411192

As a result of a SPAD infringement these two 10M5 commuter sets rubbed noses at New Durban Yard. PRASA / Metrorail are the National and only suburban commuter operator in South Africa.

Railroad: Metro Rail
Locomotive: EMU
Location: Durban, South Africa
Locomotive #: EMU
Train ID: Commuter
Photo Date: February 08, 2012


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By: SAR Connecta

Added: Oct 06, 2012

Views: 8,786
Comments: 4

Favorited: 18

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Photo ID: 409883

Just 5 miles after the first derailment, the weekly Makhanga to Limbe passenger train has come to grief again - this time t... (more)

Railroad: Central East African Railways (CEAR)
Locomotive: MLW MX615
Location: Sankhulani, Malawi
Locomotive #: 520
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 02, 2012


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By: MarkT

Added: Sep 22, 2012

Views: 5,047
Comments: 4

Favorited: 17

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Photo ID: 409310

This Steam and Safaris Charter train has just completed the climb from Tierkranz via 8th and 7th Reverses. 8th Reverse is clearly seen in the middle distance on the right. The line was closed in... (more)

Railroad: South African Railways
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-2
Location: Barclay East, South Africa
Locomotive #: Class 19D No 3323
Train ID: Photo Charter
Photo Date: July 11, 1999


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By: David Benn

Added: Sep 16, 2012

Views: 5,393
Comments: 2

Favorited: 19
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Photo ID: 402041

National Railways of Zimbabawe Garratt steam locomotive #512 leads a special as it crosses the Zimbabawe River from Zimbabwe to Zambia, Africa. The mist from the famous Victoria Falls behind the c... (more)

Railroad: National Railways of Zimbabawe
Locomotive: Steam 2-6-2 + 2-6-2
Location: Victoria Falls, Zimbabawe
Locomotive #: NRZ 512
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 24, 2011


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Jun 29, 2012

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Views: 9,702
Comments: 8

Favorited: 62


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Photo ID: 394695

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Garratt 4-6-4+4-6-4
Location: Hwange, Zimbabwe
Locomotive #: 11
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 31, 2012


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By: Fabrice Lanoue

Added: Apr 10, 2012

Views: 4,269
Comments: 0

Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 389218

A daily Casablanca - Oujda service (a 10 hour trip across Morocco), hauled by a DH 370 (EMD GT26CW-2), is crossing one of the new bridges near lake Idriss 1er. The lake is only a few years old, an... (more)

Railroad: ONCF
Locomotive: DH 370
Location: Matmata, Morocco
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 09, 2011


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By: David Gubler

Added: Feb 11, 2012

Views: 5,890
Comments: 8

Favorited: 42
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Photo ID: 388318

Down on the coast it's the rainy season - warm and wet - but above the clouds in the mountains near Asmara it's cool and dry. In these perfect conditions for steam loco photography, a charter frei... (more)

Railroad: Eritrean Railways
Locomotive: 0-4-4-0 Mallet
Location: Asmara, Eritrea
Locomotive #: 440.008
Train ID: Mike Tyack photo charter
Photo Date: January 19, 2012


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By: Richard Stevens

Added: Jan 30, 2012

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People's Choice 1

Views: 21,629
Comments: 19

Favorited: 144

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Photo ID: 369863

UP 844 take the Little Rock Express across the MacArthur Bridge and over the East Saint Louis Fire Dept.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-8-4
Location: East Saint Louis, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: UP 844
Train ID: UP SSLCG
Photo Date: June 04, 2011


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By: Kevin The Krazy 1

Added: Jul 25, 2011

Views: 4,272
Comments: 1

Favorited: 22

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Photo ID: 368750

Most passengers of the failed night train to Nairobi had left the train already and went on by local busses. A few, who couldn´t afford the higher bus fare, waited at the station for another diese... (more)

Railroad: Rift Valley Railways
Locomotive: English Electric
Location: Gilgil, Kenya
Locomotive #: 8740
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 18, 2011


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By: Tanago Tours

Added: Jul 14, 2011

Views: 4,978
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Favorited: 9


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Photo ID: 368695

RVR diesel locomotives 8723 + 8740 make photographers happy by jointly shunting at Gilgil Junction. Green vegetation covers the branch line to Nyahururu, still not officially closed but unused for... (more)

Railroad: Rift Valley Railways
Locomotive: English Electric
Location: Gilgil, Kenya
Locomotive #: 8723 + 8740
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 18, 2011


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By: Tanago Tours

Added: Jul 13, 2011

Views: 4,340
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 365838

The Garratts of the class 59 of the East African Railways were the largest narrow gauge locomotives ever built. The 34 "Mountain" class (all with names of african mountains) locomotives were built... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Garratt 4-8-2+2-8-4
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Locomotive #: 5918
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 21, 2011


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Jun 12, 2011

Views: 5,096
Comments: 0

Favorited: 23

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Photo ID: 365587

About 25 metres long Garratt 16A 613 (first number 645, built by Beyer Peacock in 1953 for the Rhodesia Railways) on the turntable of Bulawayo steam shed.

Railroad: National Railways of Zimbabwe
Locomotive: Garratt 2-8-2+2-8-2
Location: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Locomotive #: 16A 613
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 29, 2011


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Jun 09, 2011

Views: 4,675
Comments: 2

Favorited: 15
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Photo ID: 365526

Garratt # 12 of the Hwange Colliery (the former 15A 370 of National Railways of Zimbabwe) is leaving the coal mine with a heavy train to Thomson Junction shunting yard.

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Garratt 4-6-4+4-6-4
Location: Thomson Junction, Zimbabwe
Locomotive #: 12
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 27, 2011


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Jun 08, 2011

Views: 5,912
Comments: 2

Favorited: 24
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Photo ID: 365320

Garratt # 12 of the Hwange Colliery, the former 15A 370 of National Railways of Zimbabwe (Beyer Peacock 1948), with a coal train in front of the impressive industrial complex of the mine.

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Garratt 4-6-4+4-6-4
Location: Hwange, Zimbabwe
Locomotive #: 12
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 27, 2011


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By: Georg Trüb

Added: Jun 06, 2011

Views: 4,213
Comments: 1

Favorited: 25
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