Tag Archives: Randfontein

SIA Evaluation. North Site

On 10 September 2010 I was unofficially included in the team that went to Sanrasm to evaluate the collection and make recommendations. These are the images taken at North Site. The biggest obstacle that was faced was that North Site … Continue reading

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Rationalisation

It was decided that many of the derelict locos and assorted junk would be scrapped to raise funds to boost security and restore some of the more historically valuable or unique exhibits. There were no easy decisions to be made … Continue reading

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Resurrection and Preservation

Once the collection had been rationalised work was started on trying to preserve what was left. The irony is that a lot of damage had been done because simple things had never been seen to. Closing windows in coaches, fixing … Continue reading

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The Death of Chamdor (1)

I originally visited the Sanrasm locomotive site at Mclean Street, Chamdor. in 2007, and was amazed to even see that such a thing existed. Even as I arrived alarm bells went off. Who in their right mind would site locomotives … Continue reading

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The Randfontein War Memorial

This really pretty memorial can be found next to the roadhouse on the corner of Randfontein and Main Reef Roads, Surprisingly the components of the memorial are all in a reasonably good condition, and it is fenced off and the … Continue reading

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