Tag Archives: Steam engine

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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Not the Steam Festival we were looking for

Today (22 June) was supposed to be the Model Steam Rally held by the  – Model Steam Road Vehicle Society (MSRVS). Unfortunately a group of “travellers” descended on the town and were flooded out of their camp site. They then … 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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