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Union of South Africa

Union of South Africa
4 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 32cm


An A4 class 4-6-2 locomotive number 60009 "Union of South Africa" at Doncaster works, about 1964. Diesel locomotive number D5625 is in the foreground. At this time steam traction was being phased out on British Railways, and this photograph shows "Union of South Africa" leaving Doncaster works; the last time the works repaired a steam locomotive. "Union of South Africa" was withdrawn from service in 1965, but has been preserved.

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