|Kameel Station is 805 miles from Cape Town. |
It is 4449 ft above sea level
We all enjoy a train ride and the sound of the wheels on the track smooth us into a relax and slow mood.
|A part of the railway line that has been neglected over the years|
|A section of the tracts that is still used for passing trains once a day|
|The wooden sleepers has made way for concrete sleepers|
|Spotted this old Rhodesian Teak sleeper|
|The railway switch is still intack|
|Details of the switch (wissel in Afrikaans).|
A switch, turnout or points is a mechanical installation enabling trains to be guided from one track to another.
It could be at a railway junction or where a siding branches off.
|The distance meter to Warrenton in the Northern Cape|
179.5 km to go to the next junction.
You will notice that there is more of these distance meters standing in a row.
The next one reads 179.6 and these are 100m apart.
After the 10th marker it change to 180.
It reminds of of the road makers.
One can say different ways of transport but sharing the same information.
Thanks to all the members of Footplate Memories that helped me to understand this.
|Dates stamped on the bar of inspections carried out|
|Little details of days gone by.|
Thanks you to Eddie Barlow for sharing these detail photo's
|Trains honored on stamps|
|My mother next to the rail track.|