The movement of the Sandstone locos at Bloemfontein prompted photographer, Graham McWilliams to send in some pictures of GMAM 4114 at Graaf Reinet in 1979 and also a shot of 24 Class 3688 at Waterval Boven in 1984. It’s always good to see preserved locos in their past lives.

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24 Class 3688 stands at Waterval Boven loco depot in 1984.

 

Graaf Reinet 1979 2

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GMAM 4114 stands at Graaf Reinet depot in 1979. It was to be many years before its sale to Randfontein Estates Gold Mine where it became R5.