The International Steam Pages

South Africa Steam Video Clips

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If you would like to contribute to this section of the international steam website please email y (this is not a link you have to retype the address) - we need approx 320 x 240 video clips (normally 'wmv' format, 1 to 3Mb file size.

Our own clips on these pages are taken from present and
future ISV DVDs. These are properly researched quality documentary films with a story to tell.
'National Geographic Stuff' said one purchaser.

We also offer industrial archaeology compilation DVDs from our travels to steam powered mills in Asia.

South Africa George - Knysna, July 1990 (Ameling Algra, 22nd November 2009)


Vryheid Coronation GEA (Ex SAR#4023) arrives at SAR Hlobane Exchange yards in May 1989 (RM, 18th September 2009)

Last train of the day Patensie-Loerie, taking Patensie's shunting loco. Next day the service was dieselised July 1990. (Ameling Algra, 23rd August 2009)

Enyati Railway GFs working on the Vryheid Coronation Railway in May 1989 (RM, 25th June 2009)
Vryheid Coronation NB 2-8-2T passes the colliery loco shed in May 1989 (RM, 9th April 2009)

Enyati Railway GF on the 14 mile line which connects the colliery with SAR yard at Hlobane in May 1989 (RM, 1st March 2009)


Same class, but quite different in shape and sound. Condenser 25 3511 and 'ordinary' 25NC 3481 work freights on the Kimberley - De Aar main line in opposite directions. Videos were taken on August 2nd 1991 near Potfontein during the Kimberley Steam Festival (Andreas Illert 26th October 2008).
Last train of the day Patensie-Loerie, taking Patensie's shunting loco. Next day the service was dieselised, July 1990. (Ameling Algra, 15th October 2008)
25NC nears Sheridan at dawn, with an overnight Bloemfontein- Bethlehem passenger in 1983 (RM, 19th August 2008). 
Blue 19D #2749 with the Pretoria (Hercules)-Magaliesburg mixed beyond Hekpoort on 2nd June 1984 (RM, 9th June 2008). 
South Africa: A few minutes after sunset, a GMAM Garratt is silhouetted against the African sky as it departs from Cooke shaft 1, Randfontein Estates Gold Mining Company, August 5th 1991 (Andreas Illert, 23rd May 2008)
25NC #3503 passes Modderriver with a De Aar- Kimberley goods in July 1983 (RM, 30th March 2008). 
This is South African Railways Kimberley Steam Festival in 1991 (RM, 21st January 2008):
This is South African Railways Kimberley passenger 1986 (RM, 30th November 2007):
This is South African Railways narrow gauge Gamtoos Jun - Patensie in 1985 (RM, 12th September 2007):

Rob and Yuehong Dickinson