Category Archives: Reefsteamers

The End of Reefsteamers?

It was with shock that that I read the following this morning.  === REEFSTEAMERS – CEASING OF OPERATIONS === It is with sadness that I must announce that as of this evening, the Germiston-based Reefsteamers Association NPC will no longer … Continue reading

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Reefsteamers Gallery (2)

I was fortunate enough to be able to take lots of photographs at the Reefsteamers depot in Germiston, and have quite a collection, taken roughly between April 2009 till Sept 2011. This is the first page of two gallery pages. … Continue reading

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Reefsteamers Gallery (1)

I was fortunate enough to be able to take lots of photographs at the Reefsteamers depot in Germiston, and have quite a collection, taken roughly between April 2009 till Sept 2011. This is the first page of two gallery pages. … Continue reading

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Retrospective: By train to Magaliesburg 12AR-1535

One of the more obscure centenary celebrations coming up is that of 12AR-1535 “Susan”. This steam engine is the only remaining member of the SAR Class 12AR in the world, as well as being Reefsteamers’ oldest operating locomotive and the … Continue reading

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Lets go by train

In 2012 I wrote a piece about traveling by bus, and it was quite a jolt remembering all of those trips I made as a youngster, but I really wanted to do a similar one about going by train, and … Continue reading

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