A picture gallery from Stars of Sandstone 2017 Day 1 30th March

Raising steam for Stars of Sandstone 2017 Picture by Dave Richardson
Raising steam for Stars of Sandstone 2017 Picture by Dave Richardson
The early morning photo shoot with NGG16 153 Picture by Dave Richardson
The early morning photo shoot with NGG16 153 Picture by Dave Richardson
The 1914 built Fowler, “Sandy”, arrives at Hoekfontein with an Ox Wagon escort Picture by Dave Richardson
The 1914 built Fowler, “Sandy”, arrives at Hoekfontein with an Ox Wagon escort Picture by Dave Richardson
Sunflower Spectators Picture by Paul Koski
Sunflower Spectators Picture by Paul Koski
Australian driver, John Lyas, at the controls of NGG16 88 Picture by Dave Richardson
Australian driver, John Lyas, at the controls of NGG16 88 Picture by Dave Richardson
The Auster AOP6 Pictures by Grant Timms and the Classic Formation and Harvard Club
The Auster AOP6 Pictures by Grant Timms and the Classic Formation and Harvard Club
Close Formations 2 Pictures by Grant Timms and the Classic Formation and Harvard Club
Close Formations 2 Pictures by Grant Timms and the Classic Formation and Harvard Club
Close formations 1 Pictures by Grant Timms and the Classic Formation and Harvard Club
Close formations 1 Pictures by Grant Timms and the Classic Formation and Harvard Club

A picture gallery from Stars of Sandstone 2017 Day 2, 31st March

161955 The Locomotive Club of Great Britain aboard the 1954 Bristol Bus for the next photo shoot Picture by Dave Richardson
161955 The Locomotive Club of Great Britain aboard the 1954 Bristol Bus for the next photo shoot Picture by Dave Richardson
Andries Keyser’s 71/4” gauge Lawley aboard its 2ft gauge trolley Picture by Dave Richardson
Andries Keyser’s 71/4” gauge Lawley aboard its 2ft gauge trolley Picture by Dave Richardson
Sandstone’s 1954 Bristol bus, ready for the off! Picture by Dave Richardson
Sandstone’s 1954 Bristol bus, ready for the off! Picture by Dave Richardson
The Model A Club dressed for the occasion Picture by Picture by Paul Koski
The Model A Club dressed for the occasion Picture by Picture by Paul Koski
Model A’s and Garratt power Picture by Gary McCrystal
Model A’s and Garratt power Picture by Gary McCrystal
A scene from the 1930’s, a Model A convertible and a Tiger Moth Picture by Lynette McCrystal
A scene from the 1930’s, a Model A convertible and a Tiger Moth Picture by Lynette McCrystal

A picture gallery from Stars of Sandstone 2017 Day 3 1st April

The Ambassador with Mr Mike Myers of Sandstone and the Angolan Press Attache, Mr Orlando Jacinta Picture by Dave Richardson
The Ambassador with Mr Mike Myers of Sandstone and the Angolan Press Attache, Mr Orlando Jacinta Picture by Dave Richardson
Sandstone’s Class 91, 91-010, makes its first run with a mixed freight and passenger train Picture by Dave Richardson
Sandstone’s Class 91, 91-010, makes its first run with a mixed freight and passenger train Picture by Dave Richardson
NGG16 153 at the head of the Ffestiniog Travel tour group special Picture by Dave Richardson
NGG16 153 at the head of the Ffestiniog Travel tour group special Picture by Dave Richardson
NGG13 49 catches the early morning sun on a photographic special Picture by Dave Richardson
NGG13 49 catches the early morning sun on a photographic special Picture by Dave Richardson
A scene from the past as a Ford Model A coupe overtakes the local passenger train Picture by Paul Koski
A scene from the past as a Ford Model A coupe overtakes the local passenger train Picture by Paul Koski
The 1905 ex Angola Arn Jung locomotive was named “Josefina” in the Ambassador’s honour Picture by Dave Richardson
The 1905 ex Angola Arn Jung locomotive was named “Josefina” in the Ambassador’s honour Picture by Dave Richardson
The Angolan Ambassador to South Africa, Her Excellency, Mrs Josefina Pitra Diakite, opened Stars of Sandstone 2017 Picture by Dave Richardson
The Angolan Ambassador to South Africa, Her Excellency, Mrs Josefina Pitra Diakite, opened Stars of Sandstone 2017 Picture by Dave Richardson

A picture gallery from Stars of Sandstone 2017 Day 4 2nd April

NGG11 52 is draped with the British flag to celebrate its British ancestry as it arrives at Hoekfontein for its launch into service Picture by Dave Richardson
NGG11 52 is draped with the British flag to celebrate its British ancestry as it arrives at Hoekfontein for its launch into service Picture by Dave Richardson
After being named “Boadicea” NGG11 52 hauls a mixed train into Hoekfontein Picture by Dave Richardson
After being named “Boadicea” NGG11 52 hauls a mixed train into Hoekfontein Picture by Dave Richardson
Model A’s from the air Picture by Gary McCrystal
Model A’s from the air Picture by Gary McCrystal
Ox power! Picture by Gary McCrystal
Ox power! Picture by Gary McCrystal
The beautiful lines of the Model A Ford Picture by Gary McCrystal
The beautiful lines of the Model A Ford Picture by Gary McCrystal
1930’s style, the Tiger Moth and Ford Model A Picture by Gary McCrystal
1930’s style, the Tiger Moth and Ford Model A Picture by Gary McCrystal
Impressive front ends Picture by Gary McCrystal
Impressive front ends Picture by Gary McCrystal
A Harvard trainer and  Model A Ford Picture by Gary McCrystal
A Harvard trainer and  Model A Ford Picture by Gary McCrystal
Wheels up with the Harvard Picture by Gary McCrystal
Wheels up with the Harvard Picture by Gary McCrystal
The Harvard twins Picture by Gary McCrystal
The Harvard twins Picture by Gary McCrystal
Vintage transport. Picture by Gary McCrystal
Vintage transport. Picture by Gary McCrystal
Tail up in the Tiger Moth as she takes to the sky Picture by Gary McCrystal
Tail up in the Tiger Moth as she takes to the sky Picture by Gary McCrystal
The twilight drive Picture by Gary McCrystal
The twilight drive Picture by Gary McCrystal
Spare wheels Picture by Gary McCrystal
Spare wheels Picture by Gary McCrystal
Classic lines in the Cosmos Picture by Gary McCrystal
Classic lines in the Cosmos Picture by Gary McCrystal
The shining Sandstone rails Picture by Gary McCrystal
The shining Sandstone rails Picture by Gary McCrystal
Formation flying over the Cosmos Picture by Gary McCrystal
Formation flying over the Cosmos Picture by Gary McCrystal
The Model A Club of SA had their special train behind NGG16 153 Picture by the Model A Club of South Africa
The Model A Club of SA had their special train behind NGG16 153 Picture by the Model A Club of South Africa
The SA Armour Museum’s Rooikat AFV Picture by Gary McCrystal
The SA Armour Museum’s Rooikat AFV Picture by Gary McCrystal
A stylish rear end Picture by Gary McCrystal
A stylish rear end Picture by Gary McCrystal

A picture gallery from Stars of Sandstone Day 6, 4th April

The number plate of the NGG11 in its Rustenburg Platinum Mines identity Picture by Dave Richardson
The number plate of the NGG11 in its Rustenburg Platinum Mines identity Picture by Dave Richardson
Some beautiful buys at the Sandstone shop Picture by Dave Richardson
Some beautiful buys at the Sandstone shop Picture by Dave Richardson
Lunchtime at the Waenhuis Picture by Dave Richardson
Lunchtime at the Waenhuis Picture by Dave Richardson
NGG11 running as RPM 7 makes its entrance with an early morning glint from the rising sun Picture by Dave Richardson
NGG11 running as RPM 7 makes its entrance with an early morning glint from the rising sun Picture by Dave Richardson
The early morning photo train with Feldbahn 498 catching the dawn sun Picture by Dave Richardson
The early morning photo train with Feldbahn 498 catching the dawn sun Picture by Dave Richardson

Some images from Day 7 April 5th

Belgian built NGG16 No: 88 was crewed by an all Belgian team on The Mountain Wanderer and carried the Belgian flag for its run.

A view of the Sandstone airstrip from the cab of Class 91, 91-010

The Model A Fords are still out and about with The Mountain Wanderer and a spectacular fly past by two Chipmunks and two Tiger Moths from “The Fly Boys”.

The Crankhandle Club from Cape Town had their own special train behind NGG16 88 Picture by Dave Richardson
The Crankhandle Club from Cape Town had their own special train behind NGG16 88 Picture by Dave Richardson
A view of the Sandstone airstrip from the cab of Class 91, 91-010 Picture by Dave Richardson
A view of the Sandstone airstrip from the cab of Class 91, 91-010 Picture by Dave Richardson
Vintage machinery Picture by Mouton Lotter
Vintage machinery Picture by Mouton Lotter
A magnificent fly past for the passengers of the Mountain Wanderer Picture by Wilf Mole
A magnificent fly past for the passengers of the Mountain Wanderer Picture by Wilf Mole
The end of a perfect day Picture by Mouton Lotter
The end of a perfect day Picture by Mouton Lotter

A picture gallery from Stars of Sandstone 2017 Day 8 6th April

Down on the farm in years gone by Picture by Mouton Lotter
Down on the farm in years gone by Picture by Mouton Lotter
The Cosmos flowered during the show Picture by Mouton Lotter
The Cosmos flowered during the show Picture by Mouton Lotter
Sunday driver Picture by Mouton Lotter
Sunday driver Picture by Mouton Lotter
A 1930’s traffic jam as the 1895 Lawley has right of way over the Model A convertible and Model B pick up Fords Picture by Mouton Lotter
A 1930’s traffic jam as the 1895 Lawley has right of way over the Model A convertible and Model B pick up Fords Picture by Mouton Lotter
The classic lines of the Ford Model A convertible Picture by Gary McCrystal
The classic lines of the Ford Model A convertible Picture by Gary McCrystal
Old time style Picture by Gary McCrystal
Old time style Picture by Gary McCrystal
Vintage coaches Picture by Gary McCrystal
Vintage coaches Picture by Gary McCrystal
Admiring the view Picture by Gary McCrystal
Admiring the view Picture by Gary McCrystal
Choose your colour! Picture by Gary McCrystal
Choose your colour! Picture by Gary McCrystal
Awaiting a new life Picture by Gary McCrystal
Awaiting a new life Picture by Gary McCrystal
Simon Mead from Australia brings in NGG11 52 after a run to Grootdraai Picture by Gary McCrystal
Simon Mead from Australia brings in NGG11 52 after a run to Grootdraai Picture by Gary McCrystal
Australian driver, Graham Swanson secures the brake pipe on NGG16 153 Picture by Gary McCrystal
Australian driver, Graham Swanson secures the brake pipe on NGG16 153 Picture by Gary McCrystal
A rail trolley quartet await their turn in the restoration queue Picture by Gary McCrystal
A rail trolley quartet await their turn in the restoration queue Picture by Gary McCrystal
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Feeding time Picture by Henry Mosito
Feeding time Picture by Henry Mosito
A Model A Ford rear end Picture by Gary McCrystal
A Model A Ford rear end Picture by Gary McCrystal
A wayside water stop Picture by Gary McCrystal
A wayside water stop Picture by Gary McCrystal
Sandstone Cosmos Picture by Gary McCrystal
Sandstone Cosmos Picture by Gary McCrystal
The Mountain Wanderer heads home in the setting sun Picture by Gary McCrystal
The Mountain Wanderer heads home in the setting sun Picture by Gary McCrystal
Sandstone’s Brill bus, a future restoration project Picture by Gary McCrystal
Sandstone’s Brill bus, a future restoration project Picture by Gary McCrystal
The 1902 Cape Government Railways officials coach was saved from extinction and a new life at Sandstone Picture by Gary McCrystal
The 1902 Cape Government Railways officials coach was saved from extinction and a new life at Sandstone Picture by Gary McCrystal
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A picture gallery from Stars of Sandstone 2017 Day 10 April 8

The Locomotive Club of Great Britain tour group headboard on NGG16 153 Picture by Dave Richardson
The Locomotive Club of Great Britain tour group headboard on NGG16 153 Picture by Dave Richardson
The Fowler B5 crane engine heads the military parade Picture by Dave Richardson
The Fowler B5 crane engine heads the military parade Picture by Dave Richardson
The Wehrmacht motorcycle and sidecar leads the motorised vehicles Picture by Dave Richardson
The Wehrmacht motorcycle and sidecar leads the motorised vehicles Picture by Dave Richardson
The Dodge Power Wagon passes by as the Feldbahn awaits its turn Picture by Dave Richardson
The Dodge Power Wagon passes by as the Feldbahn awaits its turn Picture by Dave Richardson
The Feldbahn crew get  ready to move as the Diamond T rolls by Picture by Dave Richardson
The Feldbahn crew get  ready to move as the Diamond T rolls by Picture by Dave Richardson
Andy Selfe proudly stands next to the Marmon-Herrington Mk IV armoured car he has lovingly restored over the past two years Picture by Dave Richardson
Andy Selfe proudly stands next to the Marmon-Herrington Mk IV armoured car he has lovingly restored over the past two years Picture by Dave Richardson
General Andre Retief, Officer Commanding, SA Armour Museum, presents Andy Selfe with a Certificate of Commendation for his work on the Marmon-Herrington Picture by Dave Richardson
General Andre Retief, Officer Commanding, SA Armour Museum, presents Andy Selfe with a Certificate of Commendation for his work on the Marmon-Herrington Picture by Dave Richardson

VISITORS GALLERIES

Eugene Couzyn

Helicopter enthusiast Eugene Couzyn was an enthusiastic visitor to Stars of Sandstone 2017. Here is his picture of his ex-French Army Allouette 3 with Sandstone’s NGG16’s No. 153 and 88.

Helicopter enthusiast Eugene Couzyn was an enthusiastic visitor to Stars of Sandstone 2017. Here is his picture of his ex-French Army Allouette 3 with Sandstone’s NGG16’s No. 153 and 88.

Hannes Paling

Hannes is a long time visitor to Sandstone and sent this excellent gallery from our recent event. You can access more of Hannes’ pics on Flickr on the link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/alfav8/sets/72157680584101650

Sandstone’s newly restored Class NGG11 52, “Boadicea” basks in the Free State sunshine
Sandstone’s newly restored Class NGG11 52, “Boadicea” basks in the Free State sunshine
Tigermoth and its shadow
Tigermoth and its shadow
The oldest lady of them all
The oldest lady of them all
Smoke, Diesel & Dust
Smoke, Diesel & Dust
Shoe at Grootdraai
Shoe at Grootdraai
Oxen at work
Oxen at work
John & John from Australia
John & John from Australia
Hoekfontein Scene
Hoekfontein Scene
Golden Train
Golden Train
Climb to Vallima Summit
Climb to Vallima Summit
Boadicea warming her cylinders
Boadicea warming her cylinders
A drink at Vailima
A drink at Vailima
Wehrmacht
Wehrmacht
Trains at Sunrise
Trains at Sunrise
The Star of Stars 2017
The Star of Stars 2017
Red locomotive at Hoekfontein
Red locomotive at Hoekfontein
Machines from Yester-Year
Machines from Yester-Year
If you are in a hurry
If you are in a hurry
Goods train to Vailima
Goods train to Vailima
Garratts at Hoekfontein
Garratts at Hoekfontein
Flying at Sunset
Flying at Sunset
Cosmos Train & Oxen at Mooihoek
Cosmos Train & Oxen at Mooihoek
Chasing the train
Chasing the train
Around the water tower
Around the water tower
Voortrekker Transport
Voortrekker Transport
Smoke the mountain
Smoke the mountain
Two Trainers of days gone by
Two Trainers of days gone by
Tankers at Sunrise
Tankers at Sunrise
Military Equipment
Military Equipment
How it was done in 1907
How it was done in 1907
Happy Visitors from Switzerland
Happy Visitors from Switzerland
Garratts in a Hurry
Garratts in a Hurry
Fowler Road Roller
Fowler Road Roller
Farmall stretching it's wheels
Farmall stretching it's wheels
Bosbok Action
Bosbok Action
Boadicea to Grootdraai
Boadicea to Grootdraai

Theo Landman

Enjoys steam and military machines and contributed this gallery from Stars of Sandstone 2017.

Sandstone’s preserved Class 10CR No. 771
Sandstone’s preserved Class 10CR No. 771
The Olifant Mk1A tank from the SA Armour Museum
The Olifant Mk1A tank from the SA Armour Museum
The Olifant Mk1B tank from the SA Armour Museum
The Olifant Mk1B tank from the SA Armour Museum
The Rooikat AFV from the SA Armour Museum
The Rooikat AFV from the SA Armour Museum

“The Fly Boys”

For all those visitors who marvelled at the exciting aerial displays throughout Stars of Sandstone 2017, Aviation Coordinator, Gavin Brown, sent us this picture of the intrepid pilots who thrilled the crowds.

From left to right, Grant Timms, Steve Brown, Gavin Brown and Chris Joubert

From left to right, Grant Timms, Steve Brown, Gavin Brown and Chris Joubert

Pierre Jordan

A very satisfied visitor, Pierre Jordaan, sent us this impressive gallery of his time at Sandstone.

Sandstone’s 1907 International Harvester Farmer’s Buggy
Sandstone’s 1907 International Harvester Farmer’s Buggy
A 1930 Ford Model A Coupe from the Model A Car Club of South Africa
A 1930 Ford Model A Coupe from the Model A Car Club of South Africa
A 1930 Ford Model A Convertible from the Model A Car Club of South Africa
A 1930 Ford Model A Convertible from the Model A Car Club of South Africa
Sandstone’s NG15 No. 17 and NGG16 No. 153 double head through the farmlands
Sandstone’s NG15 No. 17 and NGG16 No. 153 double head through the farmlands
The Mountain Wanderer traversed the entire railway system each day behind NGG16’s No.153 and 88, here we see it entering Mooihoek Loop on the outward journey
The Mountain Wanderer traversed the entire railway system each day behind NGG16’s No.153 and 88, here we see it entering Mooihoek Loop on the outward journey
The Mountain Wanderer was single headed for one day behind NGG16 No. 153 as it climbs up to Vailima Halt and the Sandstone Mountain
The Mountain Wanderer was single headed for one day behind NGG16 No. 153 as it climbs up to Vailima Halt and the Sandstone Mountain
Another great view of the 1907 International Harvester Farmer’s Buggy
Another great view of the 1907 International Harvester Farmer’s Buggy
Sandstone’s Oxen span were one of the stars of the show
Sandstone’s Oxen span were one of the stars of the show
An aerial view of the Sandstone main complex
An aerial view of the Sandstone main complex
NG15 No.17 and NGG16 No. 153 silhouetted at dawn on a photographer’s special
NG15 No.17 and NGG16 No. 153 silhouetted at dawn on a photographer’s special
No. 17 and 153 coast through the Cosmos
No. 17 and 153 coast through the Cosmos
The Model A Club of South Africa were very active at Stars of Sandstone 2017 and were probably the most photographed visitors with their cars, here a Model A convertible rests for a picnic next to the Mealie field
The Model A Club of South Africa were very active at Stars of Sandstone 2017 and were probably the most photographed visitors with their cars, here a Model A convertible rests for a picnic next to the Mealie field

Gavin Brown and "The Fly Boys"

Another gallery from our intrepid pilots at Stars of Sandstone 2017

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Marc-Henri Andre

Marc Andre has been a frequent visitor to Sandstone and has produced a photo album which he has shared with us. Click on the link to view the album in Parts 1 & 2.

Click Below to view PDF Gallery 1
Click Below to view PDF Gallery 1
Click Below to view PDF Gallery 2
Click Below to view PDF Gallery 2

David Huntbach

UK enthusiast and film maker, David Huntbach, has been a frequent visitor to Stars and produced a short film on the rail aspects of Stars of Sandstone 2017. Click on the video below to view David’s excellent production on YouTube.

Chris Hattingh

Chris and his family attended Stars of Sandstone 2017 and sent us this story of the family adventure. Click on the Below Picture to read the PDF

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Graham Black

Graham has been a long-time supporter of our Stars of Sandstone events both as a loco driver and photographer. Here is his photographic gallery from Stars of Sandstone 2017

The Sandstone face
The Sandstone face
Earthmovers ready to move
Earthmovers ready to move
A busy loco depot
A busy loco depot
The Hunslet diesel ready with a ballast train
The Hunslet diesel ready with a ballast train
The Waenhuis dining area
The Waenhuis dining area
Planes and trains
Planes and trains
Lawley BR7 ready for some early morning photography
Lawley BR7 ready for some early morning photography
The Oxen prepare themselves for the Military Parade
The Oxen prepare themselves for the Military Parade
Andy Selfe at the launch of the Marmon-Herrington Mk IV armoured car
Andy Selfe at the launch of the Marmon-Herrington Mk IV armoured car
Sandsone railway’s North yard
Sandsone railway’s North yard
A busy train with Barclay No: 1 on the first Open Day
A busy train with Barclay No: 1 on the first Open Day
NGG11 No: 52 prpares to take water
NGG11 No: 52 prpares to take water

Gary Barnes

Natal based Gary has been visiting Sandstone for over 10 years and sent us this gallery of Stars of Sandstone 2017

Lawley BR7 on a short passenger special
Lawley BR7 on a short passenger special
NG15 No: 17 and NGG16 No: 153 silhouetted against the early morning sky
NG15 No: 17 and NGG16 No: 153 silhouetted against the early morning sky
A Chipmunk in full flight
A Chipmunk in full flight
NGG16 No: 113 heads an early morning photographer’s special
NGG16 No: 113 heads an early morning photographer’s special
A star attraction in 2017, the Sentinel steam lorry
A star attraction in 2017, the Sentinel steam lorry
The oldest car at the show, the 1907 International Farmer’s Buggy
The oldest car at the show, the 1907 International Farmer’s Buggy
NGG16’s 153 and 88 head the Model A Club of South Africa’s Mountain Wanderer special
NGG16’s 153 and 88 head the Model A Club of South Africa’s Mountain Wanderer special
NGG13 No: 49 at dawn
NGG13 No: 49 at dawn
NGG11 No: 52 shows off her British heritage
NGG11 No: 52 shows off her British heritage
Vintage flight! Two Chipmunks with an Auster AOP6 and a Tiger Moth
Vintage flight! Two Chipmunks with an Auster AOP6 and a Tiger Moth

Thomas Kautzor

Thomas is a well-known Swiss rail enthusiast and a long time visitor to Sandstone. Here is his gallery from Stars of Sandstone 2017

A Classic rail scene from times gone by
A Classic rail scene from times gone by
A tractor line up for the new day
A tractor line up for the new day
Angolan loco parade
Angolan loco parade
NGG16 no. 88 Heads for Vailima
NGG16 no. 88 Heads for Vailima
The Ausies with Little Bess
The Ausies with Little Bess
The Angolan Ambassador opens the show
The Angolan Ambassador opens the show
A slower form of travel from times gone by
A slower form of travel from times gone by
Allouette fly past
Allouette fly past
Aviation line up
Aviation line up
Taking out the trash old style
Taking out the trash old style
Twilight fly past
Twilight fly past
The Angolan Ambassador christens her loco Josefina
The Angolan Ambassador christens her loco Josefina
A tight squeeze in the loco depot
A tight squeeze in the loco depot
On its first passenger train
On its first passenger train
Diesel rescue
Diesel rescue
Passing trains at Mooihoek
Passing trains at Mooihoek
Taking water
Taking water
Fireman Shaun Robbins resplendent with his bowler hat
Fireman Shaun Robbins resplendent with his bowler hat

Rob Tibbits

Rob and his wife Janette have visited us from the UK a few times. Rob assisted with Train Control during the event but still managed to put together a splendid photo gallery

A peaceful scene at the loco depot
A peaceful scene at the loco depot
The dinner ladies
The dinner ladies
David & Goliath - the Feldbahn passes its Cape Guage cousin
David & Goliath - the Feldbahn passes its Cape Guage cousin
The track gang take a breather
The track gang take a breather
Little Bess with a string of coco pans
Little Bess with a string of coco pans
The photo line
The photo line

Trevor Staats

Trevor is a rail enthusiast who spent many years in South Africa and was an active member of Friends of the Rail in Pretoria. Here is a link to Trevor’s Stars of Sandstone 2017 video on YouTube.

Fire in the hole!

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Peter Pauls

Peter Pauls a German journalist visited Stars of Sandstone 2017 and wrote an article for "Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger" magazine. Although in German, many of our international visitors will enjoy this - Click the below image to read more

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Peter Pauls sent us another story about the lost cellphone to complement his first story on the event. He dropped the phone out of the window of a train but it was retrieved by a Sandstone staff member. Click the images below to read more and an English translation for our non German speaking readers.

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German

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Jacques McCarthy

From his visit to Stars of Sandstone 2017, Jacques has compiled an interesting gallery using photo effects which give the gallery a special quality.

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Robin Patrick was an enthusiastic visitor to Stars of Sandstone 2017 as part of the Locomotive Club of Great Britain (LCGB) tour group. He sent us this impressive gallery and his thoughts on Sandstone. Click the below image to view the PDF Gallery.

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Robin Patrick

Robin Patrick has sent us some additional pics from Stars of Sandstone 2017 to add to his gallery.

The REO Golden Comet tipper truck
The REO Golden Comet tipper truck
Mule Power
Mule Power
Sandstone’s newly restored 1967 Leyland Bus
Sandstone’s newly restored 1967 Leyland Bus
Some local residents
Some local residents
1907 IH Farmers Buggy
1907 IH Farmers Buggy
1914 Fowler locomotive “Sandy”
1914 Fowler locomotive “Sandy”
“Sandy” has right of way
“Sandy” has right of way
Olifant Mk1A Tank
Olifant Mk1A Tank
Just one of the 300 plus tractor collection
Just one of the 300 plus tractor collection
Ox Power
Ox Power
Casspir Mine Protected Personnel Carrier
Casspir Mine Protected Personnel Carrier
The BSA Railcar
The BSA Railcar

Marc-Henri Andre is a French visitor to Sandstone and supplied us the attached article on Stars of Sandstone 2017. Although in French it is well worth looking at. Not surprisingly the French built Decauville features strongly!

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We are receiving copies of the articles on Stars of Sandstone 2017. Click below to read the articles from Landbou Weekblad by Johan Norval and Automotive Refinisher by Roger Houghton.

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Old Glory Article

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Master film makers, Ron and Val Nel of Frameline Productions have produced an excellent video of the Stars of Sandstone 2017 event. You can the Video below.