On a typically warm afternoon to the North of Pretoria, Rovos Rail's class 6 No.439 and 19D No.3360 (with help from a class 91) double-head a steam special - the 'Heidelberg G... (more)
'Smoke (of the best kind) in your lungs...'
Following a rather steam-barren year on South Africa's Highveld, Rovos Rail brought to an end that drought as their class 6 (No.439) and 19D (No.3360) ... (more)
Rovos Rail's class 19D No.3360 makes his way towards the platform at Rovos Rail's home, in Capital Park, Pretoria.
Taken during a Stimela Photographic Event's visit to Rovos Rail.
On a chilly August morning, Rovos Rail's class 19D - No.3360 - simmers away at Rovos Rail's depot in Capitol Park, Pretoria.
Soon 3360 will be bought to 'full steam' and moved to the station, whe... (more)
Wonder Steam Train's class 15CA - No.2850 - performs the first of several run-pasts for photographers on the old shunting neck at Hermanstad, Pretoria.
'The driver & his machine...'
With one hand firmly on the brakes, driver Les Weideman keeps a watchful eye on the vacuum gauge...
In the background, two Transnet Freight Rail class 35s idle ... (more)
Beneath the African sky, Wonder Steam Train's class 15CA No.2850 poses for photographers during a Stimela Photographic Event.
Class 19D No.2650 performs a run-past at the crack of dawn!
''The Mighty 'F!''
Friends of the Rail's class 15F makes a dramatic departure from Capitol Park on a cold winter's morning.
10 years ago this month, I had my first submission accepted on RP. What a photographic journey it has been since then! This is the same locomotive that was in that first photo 10 years ago, ex- So... (more)
S2 shunter 3788, possibly withdrawn from service, sits forlornly.
15F 2928 takes on water.
North British built 15CA 2824 rests between duties.
Friends of the Rail's class 24 No.3664 has just arrived back at Hermanstad after an afternoons excursion around South Africa's capitol.