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19D – 3328 at Coligny

Class 19D 3328 is plinthed in Coligny and is well looked after by a local businessman who uses the plot as an advertisement for a local garden centre,  it is even been adorned with cherubs and garden gnomes! However the important … Continue reading

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10BR-750 Plinthed at Roodepoort Station

This locomotive stands in the grounds of Roodepoort Station, surprisingly it is in a reasonably good condition, given the decline in the area in general. Unfortunately hawkers have taken root, erecting plastic roofs and using the cab as a storage … Continue reading

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Millsite continued (3)

I walked Millsite on four separate occasions, and it is a depressing place, but the pain is over as the collection is dispersed. I have over 400 images that I took there, and most have never seen the light of … Continue reading

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Derelict C13 Balcony Coach 7936

I spotted this faded and derelict beauty while I was visiting Millsite, and kept on coming back to her because she had so much character, and even with all the water damage and years of neglect her leather and woodwork … Continue reading

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