Military Vehicles

For some years now the Sandstone Heritage Trust has worked closely with the Armour Museum in Bloemfontein to identify historically significant Classic Military vehicles to rescue them and to restore them to working order. From time to time special events are held which showcase these vehicles to the general public. This is in line with the Defence Force's desire to be seen as a valuable contributor to society in many different ways. We are currently working on an expansion of our relationship with the museum and this will be reflected in more news on Classic Military Vehicles on our web site.

 

Our pictures give an indication of the vehicles which are jointly owned and operated by the School of Armour and in association with our Narrow Gauge railway and in association with some of South Africa's top vintage and classic aircraft, many of which have a military origin. Our photographs show both a Tiger Moth and a pair of Harvards which joined us recently for one of our joint military vehicle displays. It is our intention to further develop our relationship with organisations such as the Harvard Club of South Africa and the Tiger Moth Club of South Africa.

Sherman Tank moves again under its own power after 50-yearsThe Mk IV Sherman Tank that was made available by the South African Defence Force School of Armour i…

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Where have all the Shermans Gone?Heritage - News

Where have all the Shermans gone?

22nd August 2007

In a joint cooperative exercise be…

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Sandstone commences restoration of rare 3-axle Oshkosh Tank Transporter

Last year we announced the fact that we had located a Oshkosh Tank Transporter in a scrap yard near…

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School of Armour Bloemfontein

Our relationship with the School of Armour Bloemfontein continues to go from strength to strength.…

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Brand new Spitfire aircraft engines thrown into the sea near Port Elizabeth

Charles Viljoen, a great friend of ours, sent us these pictures from his father's photo album taken…

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Classic Military Machinery

An article appeared covering our Peerless truck which is in the queue to be restored as a First World War transport vehicle. This article has particular relevance when you read the attached here.…

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MVH 14 - Military Machines Magazine - April 2007 - Peerless Trucks of WW1Sandstone Heritage Trust - Military Vehicles

MVH 14 - Military Machines Magazine - April 2007 - Peer…

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Crusader Tank Follow-Up


We reported earlier on the fact that a Crusader tank, built just before the Second World War, had b…

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Something Different....A Buffel extraordinaireThe Sandstone Heritage trust in association with the SA Armour museum have completed the restoration …

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