Green NGG 16 No 88 double-heads with NGG13 No 49 during the annual steam week on Sandstone Estates.
A typical South African Railways - era mixed train is seen leaving Cullinan. This mine has produced the biggest diamonds in the world and has been producing diamonds since 1906.
An unidentified Class 24 draws her goods train across the bridge, situated at the mouth of the Kaaimans River. Regular steam operations on the South African Railways had ended in 1991, but this l... (more)
This beautifully proportioned branch line engine was one of 100 introduced onto the South African Railways during 1949-1950. They replaced the Class 6 and 7 engines which were placed in service i... (more)
Reefsteamers Class 25NC hauls her photocharter over the Meulspruit Bridge, a typical South African Railways girder bridge, sutuated just west of the Free State town of Ficksburg. This was an accu... (more)
The end of the line and the end of the day. The last rays of the winter sun illuminate both steel plant and Friends of the Rails beautiful little Berkshire.
I think that the broadside view works best when a steam locomotive is working tender-first.
An authentic mixed train approaches New England from Barclay East in the last rays of the sun.
Friends of the Rails two beautifully maintained classic SAR branch line locomotives approach the diamond town with the anniversary train.
Steam in the Eternal Hills
A train conveying cyclists from Creighton to Donnybrook winds its way up the steep climb on a perfect winters morning.
In an accurate re-creation of the steam era a mixed train passes a typical SAR watering point. The dressed stone road bridge in the background was build in the 1880s.
The broadside view shows the outsized tender that this 15F acquired from a class 23.
The berkshire, operated by Friends of the Rail is silhouetted in her own steam.
The GEA was the standard motive power on this line until displaced by the GMAMs during the 1970s.