General News

Sandstone moves some giants!

Sandstone has just completed the moves by road transport of a number of steam locomotives from Bloe…

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Sandstone open at Cherry Festival Time!

Sandstone’s latest restored steam locomotive will be hauling trains over the weekend. The 1968 Joha…

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The expansion of our cattle herd over the last few years represents our ethos that our oxen lie at t…

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Sadly we heard the news that the driving force behind the Apple Express and Editor of SA Rail magazi…

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Heritage News 2021


The latest edition for 2021 of the Heritage News is now available, click here to read the latest new…

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The Sandstone Ladies to the Rescue!

Our recent article below, where our massive HET tank tractor was needed to pull our combine out of a…

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Spraying the CAT and rescuing the Combine.

Some time ago we looked at the HET out to play with the Cats, The CATS come out to play! (sandstone-…

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Accommodation at Sandstone



If you are visiting the Eastern Free State, you may like to choose Sandstone Estates for your accomm…

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The impact of Covid 19 on Museums.


Sandstone Heritage Trust and Sandstone Heritage Museum are proud members of the South African Museum…

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Cosmos Extravaganza!

Sadly Covid 19 prevented us from holding our Easter Steam Festival which coincided with the arrival…

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