Tag Archives: Florida

4-8-2T NBL Tank Loco 24386

One of the plinthed locomotives that has been on display for many years may be found at Florida Junction out on the West Rand. Listed as 4-8-2T North British Tank Loco 24386, I have seen this loco for the many years that … Continue reading

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The South African Constabulary Reserved Coach on the West Rand

Its very rare to find an old classic like this, especially in such a good condition. This beauty was built in 1893 by Brown Marshalls & Co. England, and saw service in the Boer War. According to a plaque on … Continue reading

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Roodepoort Civic Fountain

It appears as if the Roodepoort Civic Fountain memorial still exists. Courtesy of Diederik Cloete the following images and information can be added to the record and the fountain may be removed from the extinct list. The fountain is situated … Continue reading

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Maraisburg War Memorial; Maraisburg, Florida

I was not even aware of the Maraisburg War Memorial, but found it on old years eve of 2009. Its situated in an open park bordered by 9th Street and 8th Avenue in Maraisburg, It commemorates men lost during WW1 … Continue reading

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Florida MOTH Shellhole Cenotaph

These photographs were taken in the grounds of the Dardenelles Moth Hall in Swan Avenue, Florida, during November 2008 and March 2012. The shellhole also has a good collection of plinthed military hardware, including a Crusader tank and a number … Continue reading

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