(SAR) No. 5 (848) - Hwange, Zimbabwe
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mafushwa
S 18° 20.837 E 026° 30.195
35K E 447516 N 7971319
Quick Description: This is a "South African Class 16DA 4-6-2 locomotive (SAR) No. 5(848)
Location: Zimbabwe
Date Posted: 1/8/2015 8:23:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMN71V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 3

Long Description:
This is a Pacific type locomotive ordered by South African Railways (SAR)

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This class of locomotive was built by three separate manufacturers. This particular engine is one of eight built in the United States by Baldwin Locomotive Works (Builders plate #60825) and delivered in 1929.
The engines original road number was SAR 848 and it performed passenger service in South Africa for many years. Eventually it was sold for industrial use in the Wankie Colliery in what was then known as Rhodesia.
The locomotives are reported to have served until retirement in the early 1980's.

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Thank you to TheBeanTeam for helping with the information on this.
Locomotive Type: (required): Steam

Do you need to pay an entrance fee to view this locomotive? (required): No

If a fee is required what is the approximate cost for admittance? (optional):
No admittance fee - free accessable!

How accessible is this locomotive display? (Required): Only touching is allowed.

If "other" what is the engine type? (optional): Not listed

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