Trains

Front Cover of Nzasm 100 1887-1899 The Buildings Steam Engines and Structures of the Netherlands South African Railway Company by R C De Long, G M Van Der Waal and D H Heydenrych
Nzasm 100 1887-1899 The Buildings Steam Engines and Structures of the Netherlands South African Railway Company - R C De Long, G M Van Der Waal and D H Heydenrych

Nzasm 100 1887-1899 The Buildings Steam Engines and Structures of the Netherlands South African Railway Company by R C De Long, G M Van Der Waal and D H Heydenrych maps the efforts of the first railway company to establish an extensive railway network in an isolated country in Africa. At the close of the 19th century when the Boers of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek (ZAR) were still living in a pre-industrial timeframe and had never seen a train, the NZASM railway company laid the foundations of a modern transport system.

R350.00
Front cover of NZASM 100 by RC De Jongh; G-M Van Der Waal; DH Heydenrych
NZASM 100 - RC De Jongh; G-M Van Der Waal; DH Heydenrych

NZASM 100: 1887-1899, The Buildings, Steam Engines and Structures of the Netherlands South African Railway Company by RC De Jongh; M-C Van Der Waal and DH Heydenrych describes the rich technical, political and architectural history of the Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg Maatschappij (NAZSM). Published in the centenary year of NZASM to commemorate the pioneering days of railway construction and development in the Transvaal.

R350.00
Front cover of Steam On the Veld by Durrant; Jorgensen & Lewis
Steam On the Veld - Durrant; Jorgensen & Lewis

A.E. Durrant, A.A. Jorgensen and C.P. Lewis's Steam on the Veld is a vivid pictorial survey of steam in South Africa during the late nineteen-sixties. The photographs show steam in all its guises, and basic details of the current locomotive types, supplemented by maps and other useful information, provide an invaluable guide to the country's steam.

Includes errata sheet on contents page.

R400.00
Front cover of Historical Railways Postcard Journeys in Southern Africa by D. Rhind and M. Walker
Historical Railways Postcard Journeys in Southern Africa - D. Rhind & M. Walker

Historical Railways Postcard Journeys in Southern Africa by D. Rhind and M. Walker is a unique and fascinating book which recalls some typical railway journeys of the period and is illustrated with facsimile reproductions of several hundred of these old postcards. Map included.

R450.00
Front cover of Focus on South African Steam by Roger Siviter
Focus on South African Steam - Roger Siviter

Focus on South African Steam by Roger Siviter describes and illustrates SAR steam classes and provides a travel guide and travel tip for those who wish to see steam trains in action. At the time (1981), South Africa was one of 4 countries that still had over 1000 steam locomotives in regular working.

R150.00