Tag Archives: West Rand

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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CMR World War 1 Memorial: Robertville.

I have to admit that this World War 1 Memorial in Robertville/Stormill  on the West Rand came as a surprise. For starters there is nothing written about this Memorial, it came totally out of the blue. Given its location and … 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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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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War Memorial at Hoërskool Roodepoort.

I was totally unaware of this memorial until I received an email from Ryno, who said that he had seen it while playing rugby at the school. I was quite surprised myself but had to wait till school re-opened before … 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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