Bloemfontein Shed

Sandstone Heritage Trust, Bloemfontein workshops.

Although Sandstone is reasonably well known as a destination it is less well known that we operate a major locomotive refurbishment programme at our Bloemfontein workshops. This is located in the old Steam Depot which was the home of constant Steam activity for many decades.

O&K No. 10311

O&K No. 10311


Sandstone Bloemfontein workshops announce completion of O&K locomotive, No. 10311.

L…

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Prestigious visit to Sandstone Estates by German Museum officials - UPDATE

Prestigious visit to Sandstone Estates by German Museum officials

Mr. Ruediger Fach and Mr. Klaus R…

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Restoration of NGG11, No. 52 commences

Restoration of NGG11, No. 52 commences

29 July 2011 Update

The ex SANRASM  NGG11, No. 52, was a…

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Bloemfontein Shed Update - September 2010

Orenstein & Koppel locomotives, Nos. 12140 and 11112

We still have a residual stock of O&K locomotiv…

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RN 36 - Decauville boiler passes its hydraulic test

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RN 36 - Decauville boiler passes its hydraulic test

The boiler…

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Our African staff at the Bloemfontein workshops have to get up very early in the morning to get…

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RN 132 - The Feldbahn being restored by Sandstone Bloemfontein workshops is proceeding steadily
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RN 132 - The Feldbahn being restored by Sandstone Bloemfonte…

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Orenstein & Koppel locomotive, No. 12493

Orenstein & Koppel locomotive, No. 12493

3 December 2010 update

O&K Locomotive No. 12493 is no…

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The New Locomotive Layout In Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein depot is an integral part of the Sandstone loco restoration programme today under the d…

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Updates from Bloemfontein Shed

Lukas Nel who is far too busy restoring locomotives to produce long reports does nonetheless keep us…

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