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SAR Class 5 Steam Locomotive Orriginaly purchased by the Cape Government Railway in 1904 (one of 4) and classed as the Karoo Class after the Union of South Africa in 1912 they were renumbered and reclassified as the Class 5B 4-6-2 No723. It is Plinthed at the Strand in 1970

SAR Class 5 Steam Locomotive Orriginaly purchased by the Cape Government Railway in 1904 (one of 4) and classed as the Karoo Class after the Union of South Africa in 1912 they were renumbered and reclassified as the Class 5B 4-6-2 No723. It is Plinthed at the Strand in 1970

RailPictures.Net Photo: Sandstone Estates Steam 2-8-2 at Fouriesburg, South Africa by Bob Avery

RailPictures.Net Photo: Sandstone Estates Steam 2-8-2 at Fouriesburg, South Africa by Bob Avery

RailPictures.Net Photo: Transnet Freight Rail Class 33 (GE U20C) at Pretoria, Gauteng province, South Africa by Eugene Armer

RailPictures.Net Photo: Transnet Freight Rail Class 33 (GE U20C) at Pretoria, Gauteng province, South Africa by Eugene Armer

Northbound Mikado No.1212, built by Alco in 1911, works uphill in the cut north of Sixth Street., photo 1947, so that engine had been workin hard for 36 years, and probably went well into the 50's

Northbound Mikado No.1212, built by Alco in 1911, works uphill in the cut north of Sixth Street., photo 1947, so that engine had been workin hard for 36 years, and probably went well into the 50's

De Aar Northern Cape South Africa 31st May 1982 (loose_grip_99) Tags: africa railroad heritage train southafrica blackwhite noiretblanc transport engine rail railway trains steam locomotive 480 railways 724 7a 484 1007 northerncape 3491 3509 25nc deaar southafricanrailways gassteam 7thclass excapeeasternsystem

De Aar Northern Cape South Africa 31st May 1982 (loose_grip_99) Tags: africa railroad heritage train southafrica blackwhite noiretblanc transport engine rail railway trains steam locomotive 480 railways 724 7a 484 1007 northerncape 3491 3509 25nc deaar southafricanrailways gassteam 7thclass excapeeasternsystem