This was one of the first runpasts early morning. A another wunderful day started on the Sandstone Estates Railway!
This was an unexpected German / American meeting in the African bush. The NGG13 49 (built in Hanover by Hanomag in 1928) was performing a runpast when suddenly a Sherman Mk IV overtook the train. ... (more)
1913 built (by Kerr Suart in England) 4-6-2T poses on the short length of steet trackage near the Hoekfotein main station. Sadly this handsome beast only managed a few runpasts before failing with... (more)
Another 'set piece' - NG15 2-8-2 runs past a John Deere (I think) tractor.
One of Sandstone's 'set pieces' for visting photographers. The Lawleys perform past an ox-cart and wind generator.
Narrow gauge Garratts do the honours on a photo charter for Geoff Cooke's party. The distant mountains are across the border in Lesotho.
Two 2-foot gauge NG6 class 'Lawley' 4-4-0s perform a runby in crisp early morning light.
Dawn is breaking, in its own good time. The loco, if anyone cares, is Kerr Stuart built 4-6-2T of class NG16, about to start a runby. The signal, which has a slight lean to the right, serves as an... (more)
NG6 'Lawley' 4-4-0s perform at sunrise.
2 NG16 Garratts double head on an early morning runby on Geoff Cooke's visit to Sandstone.
These two beautiful little Victorian engines head their mixed goods train towards Hoekfontein, the centre of the 14km Sandstone Estates 2 foot guage system on a clear cold winters morning.