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PICTURE LIBRARY
South African Steam - The AED Collection Prorail UK


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South African Steam [from AED Collection - Prorail UK]

350103 - En route to Pretoria 15CA 4-8-2s head "LM Mail" incl Heating Van & CFM Coach - Panpoort 1973
350201 - Classic SAR 15CA 4-8-2 shot - Freight entering Van der Merwe Station (Pretoria - Witbank) - 1974
350111 - SAR 1791 - the last surviving unrebuilt 15A 4-8-2 - on a Cullinan branch excursion 1973
357007 - NBL-built SAR 24-class 2-8-4 backlit on a local passenger duty near Springs (Transvaal) - 1973
350112 - GM 4-8-2+2-8-4 Garratt meets a GMAM offspring at a servicing stop in the Eastern Transvaal - 1973
357809 - SAR class 15F 4-8-2 eases its freight away from a signal check on a misty morning in 1974


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South African Steam [from AED Collection - Prorail UK]

357904 - Early start for this S2 class 0-8-0 shunter with torpedo tender seen near Springs - 1974
357907 - SAR class 15F 4-8-2 heads a mixed freight past a seasonal display of Cosmos flowers - 1974
357912 - Class 19D 4-8-2 crosses concrete arch viaduct with a local Springs - Nigel working - 1974
358903 - Storm clouds build up over Ndebele huts in East Rand mining landscape - 12 class 4-8-2 - 1975
359112 - Reflections at Springs Loco Depot (Transvaal) - 1976 (15F class 4-8-2 and S2 0-8-0 shunter feature)
357911 - Motion close-up of SAR 15F class 4-8-2 - taken between duties at Springs shed 1974


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South African Steam [from AED Collection - Prorail UK]

359204 - NBL-built SAR class 24 2-8-4 accelerates from a station stop with wooden-bodied suburban stock - 1976
359606 - Seeing Double - an SAR class 15F 4-8-2 is perfectly mirrored as it passes with a coal train - 1976
350404 - Blue-liveried GF 4-6-2+2-6-4 Garratt 2401 on the Graskop line in Eastern Transvaal - 1974
350405 - Decorated SAR 2401 GF 4-6-2+2-6-4 Garratt in Timber Country (Eastern Transvaal) - 1974
350602 - SAR class 15F 4-8-2 crosses country road in Eastern Transvaal with passenger train - 1974
350605 - An SAR GMAM 4-8-2+2-8-4 Garratt crosses the new Coal Line then under construction - (E.Tvl) 1974


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South African Steam [from AED Collection - Prorail UK]

351001 - With cylinder cocks open, GMAM Garratt with a cross country departure in Eastern Transvaal - 1975
351605 - Decorated GMAM 4-8-2+2-8-4 Garratt heads a passenger duty in Eastern Transvaal - 1976
350204 - SAR class GMAM 4-8-2+2-8-4 Garratt with mixed Freight - Eastern Transvaal - 1974
350610 - 15CA 4-8-2 + GMAM Garratt climb away from Roossenekal with a train of Iron Ore for Middelburg - 1974
350601 - Heavy Haulage of Iron Ore on the Roossenekal branch - SAR 15F 4-8-2 + GMAM combination 1974
350801 - Soon to be electrified, Roossenekal Iron Ore branch - Eastern Transvaal - GMAM +15F 4-8-2 -1975


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South African Steam [from AED Collection - Prorail UK]

350706 - SAR class 15CA 4-8-2 pilots 15F on passenger train through S-bend in Northern Transvaal - 1975
350709 - Two SAR 15F 4-8-2 locos haul a train of loaded petrol tanks in Northern Transvaal - 1975
350803 - SAR class 15F 4-8-2 restarts from a station stop with a heavy passenger train - N.Transvaal - 1975
350804 - With a fruit van behind the tender, SAR class 15F 4-8-2 heads passenger train in N.Transvaal - 1975
350805 - SAR 15F 4-8-2 on passenger train passes through timber territory in Northern Transvaal - 1975
350806 - Class 15F 4-8-2 on passenger train amidst typical Northern Transvaal scenery - 1975


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South African Steam [from AED Collection - Prorail UK]

350809 - SAR 15F 4-8-2 slogging through the curves leaves smoke trail in Northern Transvaal - 1975
350905 - By Forest and Lake - SAR 15F class 4-8-2 in Northern Transvaal sylvan setting - 1975
350906 - Leaning into the next curve - 15F 4-8-2 snakes through Northern Transvaal forestry landscape - 1975
351205 - "Dolly" in Northern Transvaal - SAR class 19D 4-8-2 with passenger train - 1975
351308 - Bird's-Eye view of SAR class 15F 4-8-2 and passenger train amidst Northern Transvaal scenery - 1976
351406 - Blue-liveried SAR class 19D 4-8-2 2749 poses by Jacaranda trees on local excursion at Cullinan 1976


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South African Steam [from AED Collection - Prorail UK]

353301 - Blue-liveried SAR class 19D 4-8-2 2749 leaves Swartspruit station - 1981
353309 - SAR class 19D 4-8-2 2749 at a country station in Northern Transvaal - 1981
351509 - 15F 4-8-2 on typical SAR passenger duty is about to exchange tokens at speed - 1976
351511 - With wagons piled high with pit props, SAR 15F 4-8-2 starts an early morning freight - 1976
351811 - SAR class 15F 4-8-2 follows the contours through the hills - Northern Transvaal - 1976
351904 - 15F 4-8-2 crosses the Northern Transvaal bushveld leaving a group of rondavels in the distance - 1976


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South African Steam [from AED Collection - Prorail UK]

352006 - SAR 15F 4-8-2 rounds yet another curve in Northern Transvaal over freshly reballasted track - 1977
352105 - A pair of Belpaire-boilered SAR 4-8-2 locos double-head a freight train - a rare sight in 1977
352404 - In Eastern Transvaal timber country - SAR GF class 4-6-2+2-6-4 Garratt - 1978
352509 - Working hard up grade - SAR class 15F 4-8-2 on passenger duty in Northern Transvaal - 1978
352609 - Two specially prepared SAR class 15F 4-8-2s in Northern Transvaal sunshine in 1981
352704 - An immaculate departure - two SAR class 15F 4-8-2s in perfect harmony - 1981


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South African Steam [from AED Collection - Prorail UK]

352803 - Comparison of SAR 15F tender types - 12-wheeler (ex-class 23) and 8-wheel standard on 2941 - 1981
352812 - 15F class 4-8-2 2941 - Attention to detail even the hoses were painted - Northern Transvaal - 1981
352906 - With a clear road ahead, the pair of 15F 4-8-2s make a clean getaway - Northern Transvaal - 1981
353001 - Wardale's "Red Devil" - 4-8-4 3450 rebuilt as class 26 - Witbank shed 1981
353104 - Experimental features of Class 26 4-8-4 3450 - on test during 1981 - Witbank
353105 - Class 26 "The Red Devil" on test between Witbank and Pretoria 1981


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South African Steam [from AED Collection - Prorail UK]

353112 - SAR 12-class lookalike 4-8-2 (Witbank Colliery #2) and "Red Devil" 3450 - 1981
353202 - Smoke highlights the well-separated double chimneys of SAR class 26 4-8-4 3450 - 1981
353404 - SAR class 26 4-8-4 under bidirectional CTC near Witbank whilst working load tests - 1981
353509 - "A Plumber's Nightmare" - Gas producer combustion on 3450 - 1981
353609 - "Red Devil" with passenger stock on test - 4-8-2 class 15CA shunts in background - 1982
353909 - Class 26 4-8-4 3450 leaves Bronkhorstspruit with a passenger working - 1982


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South African Steam [from AED Collection - Prorail UK]

354802 - SAR 12AR class 4-8-2 1535 hauls the vintage "Union Limited" touring stock - 1991
354306 - GMA Garratt 4122 - unusually pictured without its auxiliary tank - gleams in sunlight - 1986
354010 - Double-headed SAR class 24 2-8-4 locos - on Lothair branch - Eastern Transvaal - 1983
351206 - NBL-built 24 class 2-8-4s on Lothair branch timber traffic alongside Lake Chrissie 1975
351405 - Lothair branch timber - behind two South African Railways 24 class 2-8-4 Berkshires - 1976
353808 - Two SAR 24-class 2-8-4 locos re-start freight at Burgerspan on Lothair branch - 1982