South Africa industrials - MikeMorant
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South African industrial steam railways.
Heading a coal train to the interchange sidings at Blackhill (Witbank district, Transvaal), two of Apex Mines' red-liveried ex-South African Railways locomotives climb away from Greenside Colliery in 1975. Originally delivered to the Natal Government Railways, class 1 4-8-0 No. 2 (NGR 307, SAR 1277 - NBL 16402/1904) leads class 4AR 4-8-2 No. 1 (ex-SAR No. 1557 - NBL 20231/1913).
[A.E. "Dusty" Durrant / Mike Morant collection]