'Gliding along the Steel Highway'
With Klerksdorp in sight, a Rovos Rail train bound for Cape Town smoothly glides through Stilfontein, located on the outskirts of Klerksdorp. The train is hauled... (more)
Uintah Railway Lives
Okay, Soooo it is not the Uintah Railway. However the former Baldwin logging 2-6-6-2 climbing a 6% grade is as close as you can get to experiencing a Uintah Mallet.... (more)
'Into the sunset...'
Another successful day on the old Natal mainline has come to an end,
as Umgeni Steam Railway's class 19D No.2685 races towards Gillitts with the regulator wide-open.
Umgeni Steam Railway's 12:30 Kloof to Inchanga has navigated the first half of the trip to Botha's hill and is now preparing for a fairly steep descent down towards Drummond, as s... (more)
'In the foothills of Natal...'
Having departed Inchanga station, class 19D 2685 (running tender-first) rounds the many sharp curves that navigate the many hills of the Natal inlands.
In late 1998, SLM completed the extensive modernization of 52 series German Kriegslokomotive 2-10-0 no. 8055 for use on the Orient Express in Europe. The locomotive was extensively tested prior to... (more)
The last two surviving ex-British Railways Warship Class B-B diesel-hydraulics Nos D821 Greyhound and D832 Onslaught, both now in private ownership, head a passenger train from Bridgnorth to Bewdl... (more)
Scanned image (original on Kodachrome - camera used was a Voitlander Vitomatic) © Lindsay Bridge from The Lindsay Bridge Vintage South African Railways Collection and submitted here with permissi... (more)
25NC Glory Days!!!
As engineers peer out their cab windows, doubleheaded 25 NC’s led by the “Queen of Sheba” depart the small town of Fouriesburg in the Free State of South Africa on the... (more)
The westbound counterpart to photos #640955 and 640956 holds the main passing tidy frame depot at Bonner, just a few miles to Missoula.
Quietly clickety-clacking eastward on the siding at Bonner, waiting for its counterpart.. To see the companion shots look up #'s 640955, 640957, 640960
Into the hole at Bonner, about to meet it's counterpart
Station stop at Missoula for the Mainstreeter, Train No. 1.
Reefsteamers' class 15F No.3046 storms out of Magaliesburg and its famous cutting, with a return train to Johannesburg.
The fireman of Class 15F No.3052 has a short breather after having cleaned the fire.