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The Durbin Rocket is one of the rarest steam locomotives in existence. Old #3 is one of only three operating Climax geared logging Climaxs on earth. This 55-ton antique was built in 1910 for the Moore-Keppel Lumber Co. in Randolph County, West Virginia. Today she takes tourists along the Greenbrier River in Northern Pocahontas County.
3321 Ceres Railway Company Steam 4-8-2 at Western Cape, South Africa by Joyce van der Vyver
High quality photograph of Ceres Railway Company Steam 4-8-2 # 3321 at Western Cape, South Africa.
Ashton Municipality - SAR Class 14CRB No 2010
The pictures in this entry were taken by myself on 2 September 2005. The 4-8-2 locomotive plinthed next to the main street in Ashton, Western Cape, is a SAR Class 14CRB engine n0 2010, built in 1919, as works no 60565 by the Montreal Locomotive Works division of the American Locomotive Co ("ALCO"). Withdrawn from service 1983 and plinthed in Ashton's main road. Moved to new position around 2000. Formerly used on the Worcester - Riversdale line in 1970's. Rumoured to have a damaged frame, but…
All stations stopper.
Top Link 'Passenger Loco' at the time of my 1984 visit to South Africa was Class 25NC No 3436 'Molly'. Here she's seen at one of the many wayside stations on the De Aar to Kimberley main line with a fifteen coach stopping service. This piece of line was unusual as it was then a high speed double track gap in the electrified network. In 1984, well over 50% of services were steam hauled, many double headed with trains of around 2000 tons moving at speed providing a magnificent show... and all…
Ex South African Railways Class 19D, No. 2669, is seen here busy running around at Riverside Station on one of her 2011 Aloe Festival Specials from Creighton on a chilly and dry winter afternoon. No. 2669 is now a Transnet Heritage Foundation locomotive on loan to the Creighton / Ingwe Municipality. She was built by Krupp in 1939. South Africa.
119 Transnet Freight Rail Steam 2-8-2 at Eastern Cape, South Africa by RailRog
High quality photograph of Transnet Freight Rail Steam 2-8-2 # 119 at Eastern Cape, South Africa.
SAR 3016 South African Railways Steam 4-8-2 at Bethlehem, South Africa by John West
High quality photograph of South African Railways Steam 4-8-2 # SAR 3016 at Bethlehem, South Africa.
Class 26 No. 3450 Transnet Freight Rail Steam 4-8-4 at Northern Cape, South Africa by RailRog
High quality photograph of Transnet Freight Rail Steam 4-8-4 # Class 26 No. 3450 at Northern Cape, South Africa.