South African industrial steam railways
Witbank Consolidated Coal Mines 4-8-0 No.3 posed in front of the loading plant n 1980. The sprightly-looking veteran ex-South African Railways class 7A No. 990 had been acquired by WCCM in 1962. It was 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]