Some excellent coverage in Volksblad on the 14th September edition for Stars of Sandstone and our upcoming Open Days: Click here to view
Sandstone has a representative collection of Ox Wagons, many of which were restored by Professor Eric Holm from the University of Pretoria, the acknowledged expert on these wagons. Professor Holm has kindly written a potted history of each one. Click here to read the fascinating story of Sandstone’s Ox Wagons. - Click here to read more
Further work has been completed on the cab fittings as our pictures show. We have now obtained two injectors and now have all the fittings required to complete number 61.
Great progress has been made on the cab fittings as our pictures show. As mentioned in our last report the regulator assembly has been fabricated and fitted and now the boiler mounts on the backhead have been made up from various spares we had together with the vacuum ejector. The firebox door has been made from scratch and fitted. She’s looking good!
The latest happenings from the Sandstone Steam Railway, the August 2018 Steam Report - Click here to read
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A recent article by Derek Stuart-Findlay in the Crankhandle Chronicle, from The Crankhandle Club in Cape Town, on the history of the iconic Brill buses used by the Motor Transport Division of South African Railways has inspired us to relook at restoring our own Brill that we acquired some years ago. You can view the attached article by clicking on : This link
Our pictures show the beautifully restored example in the Transnet Museum in George and our own version which we plan to refurbish to the same high standard.