South Africa industrials - MikeMorant
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South African industrial steam railways
Witbank Consolidated Coal Mines 4-8-0 No. 3 works a train of coal empties towards the loading plant n 1980. The sprightly-looking veteran ex-South African Railways class 7A No. 990 had been acquired by WCCM in 1962. Built by Sharp Stewart [under Atlas (Glasgow) works number 4147/1896] for the Cape Government Railways as a standard 7th class (entering service as CGR No. 387).
[A.E. "Dusty" Durrant / Mike Morant collection]