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Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by jim currie, Apr 7, 2004.
dont know where all the pic has on it is livingston but a sad sight
whever it is they had a lot of Beyer-Garratt locos . this pic is not the best next one is better
the last one
Looks like all in the world like a bunch of the great Garratts they had in South Africa and Rhodesia - er, Zimbabwe. Also the piece of track looks like the African 3 1/2 ft narrow gauge.
A sad sight indeed! Thanks for the pics, Jim.
Perhaps some of our South African friends can help?
Sad Sight Indeed
Those are the Zimbabwe Loco's The first photo is a crash site
Those Garrette Locos Type GMA used to pass my house in my youth
Makes my heart bleed Will Post a photo of one in good condition when I stop crying
Jimmy is Livingston a place or person the spelling could be off its hand written
Jim.. Livingston is a town The name might have been changed to an African name since independance, named after David Livingstone who discovered the Victoria falls whilst looking for the source of the river Nile Another explorer Stanley was sent to look for him and on meeting him in the bush is reputed to have said
" Dr Livingstone I presume" I am following up on the second photo which looks to me like SAR loco's staged at a place called
Touse Rivier prior to being scrapped in the 50,s Iam still:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: