The Sandstone Estates Steam Railway is a private railway on a large farm near Ficksburg. The equipment is mostly from former SAR 2 foot gauge lines. Mikado No 17 was last used on the Avontuur li... (more)
Sanding the 17, if you thought you had a cold job think of this guy having to sand locomotives in what's called Minnesota's Icebox
Engineers view from the 17
The South Maitland was a system serving local collieries and still steam worked until the early 80s, having a fleet of 14 big Beyer-Peacock 2-8-2Ts. Two of these head loads out of a late afternoon... (more)
MD&W 17 passing the customs building on the border
MD&W 17 switching cars out of the shops in fridgid International falls, only hit 8 above on Thursday
The size difference between tube stock and mainline stock is clearly seen here. LU #17 with 16 and 20227 on a test run for "Steam on the Met".
EBT no. 17 steams along on a fine fall day, heading north in the direction of Mt. Union. Nothing much has changed since 1954, except the hopper cars are empty!
EBT no. 17 crosses Runk Road, heading back towards Orbisonia. She looks just like she did back in 1954.
EBT No. 17 charges up the hill towards the Enyart Rd. crossing, with a company service box car and a string of hoppers and a combine, in this scene that could have been taken in 1954!
EBT No. 17 heads north out of Orbisonia, with a company service box car followed by a string of hoppers, in this scene that could have been taken in 1954!
Built by Vulcan Iron works in 1941 this was last owned by West Virginia Northern # 17
CLP with AK cars on its regular track inspection run around the Australian standard gauge interstate system
Alco 2-8-2T, built 1929. Taken from lead car, with #17 pulling excursion train backwards to Mineral WA.