Agricultural Heritage

A classic BM Volvo 600 tractor

Recently a classic BM Volvo 600 tractor was donated to Sandstone by a farmer in the Memel district o…

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Oxen and the Soya harvest, an historical approach. A real step back in time!

Recent weather events at Sandstone Estates led to a unique harvesting approach for the Soya crop fro…

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Sandstone’s International Harvester collection.

Many years ago a wonderful retired farmer Jannie du Toit from the Western Cape gifted his collection…

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Classics In action!

 

The UK magazine, Tractor and Farming Heritage, has run two articles on Sandstone using class…

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Ron Nel of Frameline has completed another excellent video production entitled, “Ox Power”. Click on …

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Lanz Tractors at Sandstone

For many years the Sandstone Heritage Trust has maintained a large collection of Lanz and John Deer…

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The Ox Wagon Collection

Sandstone has a representative collection of Ox Wagons, many of which were restored by Professor Er…

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A few days ago our fine team in our Livestock Department successfully in-spanned 36 Afrikaner Oxen p…

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One score and ten!

The Sandstone Oxen team have reached another milestone with the inspanning of 30 Oxen during a train…

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Preserving the best of our past for the future.

Sandstone’s motto is never forgotten and a recent auction at Belfast saw us put it into action with…

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The two portable engines from Sigisi Sawmill.

These two donations from Sigisi Sawmill have been collected from the mill near Kokstad and transport…

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Sandstone’s 24 oxen span!

We have been training our oxen over the last year or so and have achieved impressively large spans b…

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This annual event is one of the highlights of the vintage agricultural machinery community, particul…

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Sandstone's ability to blend old and modern.

Sandstone Estates commenced in its present form in 1996 and started with a fleet of modern equipment…

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New life in the Donkey herd.

New life in the Donkey herd.

Recently we had the birth of a new donkey foal at Sandstone. He has bee…

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Stepping away from fossil fuels!


Stepping away from fossil fuels!

Visitors to our 2022 Easter Steam event will remember the Donkey Ca…

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Sandstone completes the restoration of a second Massy Harris.

Sandstone Estates has a well-known and comprehensive collection of classic and vintage tractors.&nbs…

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