RailPictures.Net Photo: Sheltam # 1202 Untitled ex- SAR Class 31 (GE U12B) at Welkom, Free State province, South Africa by Eugene Armer
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ex- SAR Class 31 (GE U12B) (more..)
Welkom - Virginia highway bridge (more..)
Welkom, Free State province, South Africa (more..)
May 21, 2011
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Sheltam # 1202 (more..)
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Fifty three years after being delivered to the South African Railways from the USA, this class 31 Bo-Bo (GE U12B) survives in service with Sheltam, but rebuilt with a low short hood. Previously Sheltam # 22 (see photo ID 340514), she was overhauled in 2010 and renumbered 1202. A passing father and child stop their bicycle on the road bridge above, to watch 1202 passing by, hauling waste from a dump near Harmony's No.2 shaft, to the exchange siding with Harmony Gold.
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