The George-Knysa line had been declared the line for permanent steam operation by Transnet. This class 24 was one of the regular locomitives on this line. Sadly this line has not been re-opened ... (more)
This handsome engine, built in the early 1950s is being prepared to haul the return working of the Cherry Festival Special. Lighting provided by the headlights of a Subaru Forester, as the light ... (more)
The then recently rebuilt Red Devil arrives shortly after sunrise on a charter train comprised of a number of old SAR passenger coaches.
The pride of the Reefseamers stable drift downgrade past the Slabberts grain silos. Fortunately for the photographer, the firemen on both engines had turned on their mechanical stokers to prepare... (more)
Alco - built No 2056 pilots Class 15F No 3016 on a Steam Loco Safaris Special in the early Southern Hemisphere winter. The train was bound for Ficksburg. This deep valley was a favourite locatio... (more)
To the delight of the attending photographers, the sun made an appearance from an ominous sky, illuminating the special Reefsteamers train on the return journey from Ficksburg in the vivid greens ... (more)
Operated by Reefsteamers for Steam Loco Safaris, No 2056 pilots 25NC No 3472 on a train bound for
This was Friends of the Rail's first train of the season, following the serious derailment of their 15F No 3117 near this spot in June. The first blush of the southern hemisphere spring is eviden... (more)
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.
Alco built (1926) No 2056 pilots North British built (1954)class 25NC No 3472 in an early morning departure from Mount Morkel Siding with a train bound for Ficksburg
Umgeni Steam Railway's GMAM departs from Albert Falls for Pietermaritzburg as the sun rises. During steam days, double-heading with these large articulated engines was common on this line.
Reefsteamers preserved class 12R hauls the Country Music Special from Magaliesburg.
This 1971-built GE locomotive hauls her consist of empty fuel tankers to the fuel depot at Tarlton. It is unusual to see single-headed 34s on this line.
No 2380 hauls her mixed photo charter over the handsome dressed stone bridge below Sizanenjana en route to Donnybrook.
This is an accurate recreation of steam operations on this line during the 1970s and 1980s.