Sandstone Heritage Trust - News
|February 2008 Updates
|Vintage Car News...
|The Sherman Mk IV has now had its turret fitted and field trials have commenced...
|FREE STATE EXPLORER
|January 2008 Updates
|Sandstone receives letters of appreciation from members of the Roy Raats visitor group
|Sandstone features in Toyota SA's staff magazine.
|Compagnes Drift Mill Updated 19th January 2008
|Sugar Cane trucks - an extract from R. Hudson Ltd whose outstanding catalogue provides a mouth watering selection of products
|Oom Jannie du Toit does it again - International Harvester Pick-Up truck, Model R110 and International Harvester Trojan Patrol motor grader
|Extensive coverage of SA Steam and in particular Sandstone in latest edition of excellent French magazine Voie Etroite
|Can anyone shed some light on this plough. Is it a ox or a horse plough? (unfortunately this article is no longer available)
|Sandstone's S4 featured in a major article
|To agricultural machinery preservationists...
|Compagnes Drift Mill
|Soya Planting - December 07 update
|Visitors flock to Sandstone Estates - Makarios Goue Jare Klub
|HRASA and Steam In Action (SIA) joint news release
|TOYOTA PRADO LAUNCH AT SANDSTONE ESTATES
|Sandstone Heritage Trust hosts MG Car Club at Hogsville
|An Action Packed week, Sandstone Steam team uplifts rare Cooler Wagon to safety
|Leyland Beaver / Diamond T update
|Sandstone completes Century City Contract
|Villiersdorp Tractor & Engine Club adds to interest at Stettyn Cellar Family Day
|McLaren Traction Engine Restoration Update
|Stationary engine news from the Western Cape
|Sandstone has quietly gone about the restoration of a Sentinel S4... (UPDATE)
|Sandstone attends National Vintage Tractor & Engine Show (Updated)
|A glimpse of life in the Eastern Free State
|Ray of hope... may the old cranes steam again. - updated - but then again....
|Sandstone Steam Railroad opens its doors for the Cherry Festival
|Sandstone attends National Vintage Tractor & Engine Show November 2007
|Does anybody have any idea what this machine was designed to do....?
|A new arrival - An interesting old cattle truck has arrived from Cape Town...
|The Half-way mark, Compagnes Drift Mill water wheel
|The outstanding Cooley Festival in Ireland in August continues to make front page news... Sandstone was there... (unfortunately this article is no longer available).
|BSA Rail Car - Mechanical work on BSA Rail Car almost completed...
|How far back can your mind reach? - The fact that we have trained Afrikaner oxen to work with a wagon like this supports our living heritage philosophy in a very significant way
|Two recent arrivals include a Leyland Beaver and a Diamond T - is there anyone out there who can help us with their history?
|Early summer rains means we have to beat the clock for planting, and the Sandstone Heritage Trust MP6 has the grunt...
|24 page Guinness Tractor Record supplement in Tractor magazine
|Steam Preservation in Action
|South Africa gets top billing in Irish Heritage publication...
|The Sandstone Heritage Trust is sending a delegate to this interesting event over the weekend. The rest of us are watching rugby!
|Ray of hope... may the old cranes steam again.
|The rains have arrived
|10 Ruston Bucyrus Excavator donated to the Sandstone Heritage Trust
|Greens Compound Roller
|Sandstone's 1910 Peerless truck comes to the fore
|Sandstone has quietly gone about the restoration of a Sentinal S4...
|Sandstone Estates 1950 Ford F100 achieves celebrity status in the USA...
|Do you know of any old rusty implements lying around....?
|Lagerplaats Dam - our pictures tell the story
|Panoramic photos of the massively successful World Record tractor challenge
|KEITH STEVENS REPORTS ON PROGRESS MCLAREN AGRICULTURAL ENGINE
|Where have all the Shermans gone?
|Oom Jannie does it again!
|Sandstone Estates and the Beaulieu Estate - Hampshire Life Magazine
|South Africa participates in massively successful World Record tractor challenge
|A view from the top...
|Tamworth (UK) based HUNSLET has joined forces with Sandstone Heritage Trust to form an international operating partnership. (unfortunately this article is no longer available).
|My vision for new southern steam line - Ralph Montagu
|Sandstone Heritage Trust Irish T-shirts will be ready shortly
|Thank you once again to The Sentinel Transport News Magazine for Sandstone's honorary mention
|Things are hotting up now with progress on the water wheel - Andy Selfe Reports!
|The Sandstone Heritage Trust has two Star drilling machines... perhaps its time to restore them?
|It's countdown time for the huge Trator event taking place at Cooley
|A glimpse of our rich agricultural Heritage
|Sentinel S4 receives first post restoration upgrade
|Offloading the container en-route to Ireland
|1200 km to a Dinner Party? You must be crazy! - by Andy Selfe
|The Sandstone Chronicles - New DVD Release - Uncovering Heritage Treasure with the Sandstone Heritage Trust
|Our Edwardian Experience - Authentic Sepia Images
|Our Edwardian Experience - letters in response
|Great pics from Gary Barnes at our Edwardian Event
|A gallery of photographs from John Middleton
|A gallery of photographs from Tessa Joughin from our Edwardian Event
|A gallery of photographs from John Middleton
|A gallery of photographs from Tessa Joughin from our Edwardian Event
|Our Edwardian Experience on the 21st April was an enormous success
|South Africa agrees to participate in Irish World Record Attempt
|The Sandstone Heritage Trust Marshall MP6 is complete!
|Signage upgrade takes place at Sandstone Estates
|The Sandstone Heritage Trust obtains an 8-ton Grove crane
|Dorset Steam Fair August 29 - September 2 2007 - 40th anniversary - Tractors wanted!
|We felt we should share this with our vintage tractor friends
|Sentinel Transport News - a letter from Wilfred Mole - News of the Sandstone Sentinel S4
|Alastair Saxton's cover design for the March issue of The Klaxton Chatter Magazine
|Never a dull moment at Sandstone Estates
|The Rhys Rolfe / Rhys Evans Tractor collection comes to Sandstone
|Article linked to our teff seeder, with thanks to Jerry Evans!
|Work continues on International Harvester Collection
|Kelsey tour group has a successful visit to the Sandstone Heritage Trust
|The Sandstone Heritage Trust doesn't just operate at Sandstone Estates
|Old American Edgar saw restored - article by Andy Selfe
|Fascinating piece of British Agricultural history
|More vintage farm equipment in line for restoration?
|British tractor challenge for Wiltshire air ambulance and Wales air ambulance
|Another teaser for our readers
|The man and the machines
|1907 International Harvester Model B Farmer's Auto
|The record wheat harvest at Sandstone Estates this year meant that it was strictly all hands on deck
|Sandstone's D8 during restoration
|Massive DVD Sale - an opportunity for enthusiasts to own some classic videos
|Compagnes Drift Mill - by Andy Selfe
|The Sandstone Heritage Trust seeks information and parts for a Canadian Gun Tractor (unfortunately this article is no longer available).
|South African Sentinel restoration - Old Glory Magazine - January 2007
|Arrangement drawing of a Sentinel S4 flat platform waggon.
|Back to Basics in Tractor & Machinery Magazine - Peter Love talks to Wilfred Mole about creating records
|A new lease on life for the old Kommandonek fruit shed
|New look for our Sentinel S4
|The first item ever acquired by the Sandstone Heritage Trust
|The magnificent Sandstone buildings of the Eastern Free State
|An exciting find by the vintage tractor section of the Sandstone Heritage Trust
|Interesting tractor discovered in the platteland
|The Sandstone Heritage Trust brings out the oldies
|The Sandstone Heritage Trust pays homage to the Rand Club
|Sandstone's lattice bridges
|Chris Wilson Reports from Lions River - 20 November 2006 - Marshall MP6 progress
|"Thumbs up!" - The MG car club's newsletter - inserts from some of "AFRIOD'S" Participants
|Great article in the Bakkie & Truck magazine - October 2006 - "The inaugural Notties tractor trek"
|Sentinel Transport News - An older article, but still of interest of our S4!
|Out with the new and in with the old!
|Gerhard Wille, a real expert on vintage tractors, particularly Field Marshall and Lanz.
|The old Kommandonek fruit shed
|Our magnificent Kenworth T900 prime mover up for a 15-year upgrade
|South African Defence Force / School of Armour Officers visit Sandstone Estates
|Sandstone has acquired a wonderful old 1955 AEC Lorr
|Items for sale - beautiful old dam scoop
|Model Field Marshall dating back to 1947
|Living preservation of vintage tractors
|Sandstone Estates disposes off its D6R Dozer.
|Chris Wilson Reports on the Marshall MP6, the Allis Chalmers B & the Fordson Aircraft Tug- 9th October 2006
|John Allen's AEC bus carries the Sandstone Colours
|Cable drums acquired
|The world's most interesting mobile barbeque!
|Garth Wilson, a South African who visited the UK Tractor Challenge sent us some pics!
|Kelsey Publishing House is coming to visit South Africa
|Sandstone Estates cooperates with the South African Defence Force School of Armour in joint display
|Old American Edger Saw Restored - by Andy Selfe
|Improved asset management - in with the old and out with the new
|Progress Report - Kenworth Truck - by Jan Fouche
|Snow on the Maluti Mountains - Images by Tessa Joughin
|"Grumpy old men"
|The spotlight lands on South Africa's oldest commercial vehicle
|Sentinel steams in Howick!
|Living Preservation - an African Odyssey
|Response from Andy Selfe to Chris Wilson's report - TED update kit
|WKVTE - Nuusbrief Nr. 28 - Julie 2006 "Kyk wat het van The Great 100 Working geword"
|Marshall MP6, serial no 6740184 & other projects at LionsRiver – by Chris
|Some people say that they havent seen these mountains with this much snow in years.
|Sentinal S4 steams its way into the history books!
|51 year old CAT 12 working hard upgrading the roads at Sandstone Estates
|1939 Scammell Dump Truck
|Out with the new and in with the old - Caterpillar 120H grader
|The baling of bio-mass goes on at Sandstone virtually all year round
|Snow and children... a perfect combination!
|Sandstone's herd of Afrikaander Oxen, a vital part of all programmes
|Tractor & Machinery Magazine - Vol.12 Issue.10 - "Record breaking Emerson Brantingham"
|Restoration of the O & K is going well - Keith Stevens
|Monarch water drilling rig - by Andy Selfe
|Veteran Kenworth goes for restoration
|The Grrrr! Flugel - by Kerry Young
|Vintage tractor values continue to soar to new heights
|Sentinel S4 nearly ready to steam
|Information on Old Fowler Steam Engine Uncovered
|Sandstone Estates launches New Memorabilia Shop
|Current project for Sandstone Estates being carried out by Chris Wilson at LionsRiver, KZN
|Sandstone's three heavyweights
|1901 Fowler B5 Crane Engine
|French engine discovered in a scrap yard in Petit
|SA Flyer Magazine - Edition 128 - June 2006
|Work commences on the restoration of 1910 McLaren Traction Engine
|Recently restored Rumeley Oil Pull
|BBC radio interview with Wilfred Mole & Ralph Montagu
|Emerson Brantingham Big 4-30
|John Allen's AEC rides again
|Classic vintage aircraft appear over the skies in the Eastern Free State.
|Some of the more interesting sights at Sandstone are the quiet ones.
|Sandstone cooperates with Western Cape Enthusiasts to restore McCormick threshing box and Mitchell baler
|The Blacksmiths Workshop has moved into new premises
|CAT 12 Grader, 1953, commissioned for use on farm
|Notties Tractor Trek - Nottingham Road - 4th & 5th August 2006
|It goes around Earphones and Helmets
|Alan Trencher article in Classic Plant & Machinery - April/May 2006
|Oil pull transport - Every show at Sandstone Estates attracts different types of
|Vintage steam show & Country Fayre - 24 and 25 March 2007 at Rawdon's Estate, Nottingham Rd
|Current news flashes - April/May 2006
|Gerald's engine day - by John Menasce
|Unique synergy is achieved by classic military vehicles owned by the SA Armour Museum in Bloemfontein (SADF)
|Oom Jannie du Toit, one of the great characters of vintage tractor preservation in South Africa
|Is the Massey Ferguson 135 a vintage tractor, a classic tractor or just a tractor?
|Oliver Kragkop - DEMING "OIL-RITE" DEEP-WELL PUMP
|Farm & Horticultural Equipment Magazine - The Oesdag Article by Andy Selfe
|Alan Trencher article in "Classic Plant and Machinery Magazine" - April 2006
|Agriland - March/April 2006 - Letters published by Wilfred Mole
|ING. LIVIO DANTE PORTA 1922 - 2003
|Classic Car & Bike Show Timour Hall, Plumstead, Cape, 29 January 2006 - by Andy Selfe
|Works in Progress, the Sentinal Steam Waggon, The O&K and The McLaren Engine - Keith Stevens update
|The South African High Commissioner's visit to The Sandstone Heritage Trust
|Quambatook Harvesting Day - Weekly Times Article, February 2006
|The Sandstone Heritage Trust's rare Allen Trencher made by John Allen & Sons of Oxford
|SANDSTONE'S AGRICULTURAL HERITAGE PROGRAMME TAKES A BOLD STEP FORWARD
|Farm Equipment Magazine - January/February 2006 - Article by Andy Selfe
|Sandstone's 2006 Cosmos Festival!
|Oom Don Farrand - "SYNOPSIS OF 86 YEARS OF MY LIFE"
|The tractors of Sandstone - Photographed by Jerry Evans.
|McCormic International Model 101 combine harvester
|Small Open Day Held at Hogsville
|Sandstone Estates' T900 Kenworth
|"Tractor Art" - Lopsided windmills and old tractors
|Army spec Bedford found along the Garden Route in the Cape - to be fully converted
|Heartland magazine article by Mike Myers - A walk on the Prehistoric side of the Eastern Free State
|Heartland magazine article by Justus Visagie - Spending and bending time at Sandstone Estates
|Vintage Scene Magazine - December 2005 - Ploughing record smashed!
|Stationary engine open day at Neville Botha's - 2006 South Africa
|African Odyssey Vintage Car Rally - Johannesburg to Nairobi - September 2006
|Pre-war National Engine continues to provide power at Hoekfontein Farm
|Highly successful Harvest Day held at Brakfontein farm, Western Cape - Article by Andy Selfe
|Published letter in the "Antique Power Magazine"by Wilf Mole
|Published letter in the Tractor & Machinery Magazine, Edition December 2005. Letter written by Wilf Mole
|Village Life Magazine article, Issue No. 13 August/September 2005
- "He breathes life into old wagons"
|Come and join us at Sandstone Estates for our annual Harvest Festival!
|The Star Article - 21st November 2005 by Winnie Graham -
"Story of an African Farmer"
|Follow up on the Sentinel Waggon Restoration
|Sandstone Estates owns intriguing stationery engine
|High Ranking Kelsey Publishing deputation visits the SWAT Team in the Cape, report from Andy Selfe
|The Blacksmiths Workshop is offering in two training courses next year
|The Ficksburg News - Page 3 article - Friday 21st October 2005
|It's World Record time again in the vintage tractor fraternity!
|Big Landscape... We say goodbye to winter
|Vintage Combine Ex. Lesotho
|A letter from Steven's Mechanical - Steven's Steam Restoration - 04
|Old Glory Magazine - Issue No. 188 October 2005 - September 15th - October 19th 2005
|Sandstone Heritage Trust attends important Villiersdorp vintage tractor event
|Article on the Villiersdorp Show - Wilfred and Ben - Article in The Overburg Venster 4" - Friday 19 August 2005
|1950 AEC Regal III Chassis 9621A 854 Engine No. 73t
|Sandstone moves metal
|A question to our readers
|Come to the Vintage & Steam Country Fair! 1 & 2 October 2005, Nottingham
|An engine which is causing quite a stir
|Pair of Diamond-T trucks
|Progress on Sentinel Steam Waggon
|Mountain View Country Retreat
|Western Cape hosts national vintage tractor and engine event
|British Steam Car Challenge
|Verve section in The Star Newspaper. Article by Winnie Graham
|One of Sandstone's two Diamond T mechanical horses
|Very rare aged Stock tractor
|VIP Continue to visit Sandstone
|An old Mill discovery at Sandstone
|Sandstone's steam programme extends way beyond locomotives
|A visit by members of the Democratic Alliance
|Sandstone's Sentinel S4 Lorry
|Return of the Giants a big hit in New Zealand
|Inventory of Stationary Engines as at October 2004
|Overseas visitors to Little Train Cosmos Weekend
|A Cat in South Africa
|Photographs of the majestic Oxen
|Repair points at triangle
|David Payling visits Sandstone
|Cosmos time at Sandstone - Before the storm
|Harvest Time at Sandstone
|Sandstone Heritage Puts Vintage Tractors on Auction
|Vintage tractor restoration
|Wishing you all the very best for the festive season!
|Oz review of latest Sandstone video
|Farmal Cub restored in record time
|Magic old Tractor Publication
|Offloading Aussie Tractors
|King Letsie III of Lesotho 21-May 2004 - At Sandstone Estates
|International Museum Day - 18 May 2004
|March '04 - Historic train restaurant moves to the Eastern Free State