RRL Grindrod operates this ex-TFR class 36-200 at Welkom, for ore haulage from Friedesheim and Odendaalsrus to Showgrounds Exchange. Late on a Saturday afternoon, 36-01 is returning to Welkom with... (more)
Most of the gold bearing ore mined in the Welkom area goes to Harmony One Plant for processing. Harmony's No.10 is passing Harmony West Mine, formerly Freegold's President Brand mine No.4 shaft, w... (more)
Running long hood forward (and reminding me of a RS3!), Harmony No.1 arrives at Showgrounds Exchange with empty hoppers, to exchange with RRL Grindrod for loaded ones.
Fifty two 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. No.22 is seen l... (more)
RRL Grindrod's locomotives are employed to haul ore from two of Harmony Gold's mines. Two of their ex-TFR Class 91's bask in the late afternoon sun at Transnet Freight Rail's Welkom station with t... (more)
A late afternoon line-up of RRL Grindrod locomotives at Transnet Freight Rail’s (TFR) Welkom station, from left to right. 91-04, 91-01, 91-03 and 36-01. The class 91’s were built by GE and importe... (more)