File - Upington to Kalkfontein

Page 01. Title page. Page 02. Nakob. On the border between South Africa and German South-West Africa. Page 03. Hierachubis. Mission station. Page 04. Hierachubis. Subterranean fountain at mission station. Kalkfontein, South-West Africa, 1915. Major NK Prettejohn, Resident Engineer at coach. The coach ... Page 06. Ariamsvlei. Late headquarters of General Manie Maritz. Page 07. A hopeless case. Page 08. A hopeless case. Full view. Page 09. A hopeless case. Ten minutes later. Page 10. A hopeless case. Forty minutes later, line clear. Page 11. Electric light installation at railhead. Page 12. Distribution of sleepers by mule wagon. Page 13. Dragging of rails by mule. Page 14. Light truck at railhead. Page 15. A long, long way to Kalkfontein. Page 16. Watering mules. Page 17. Water at four pennies a gallon at railhead. Page 18. The last lap to Kalkfontein. Page 19. Looking back on the last lap to Kalkfontein. Page 20. Cutting the last closure with end of German rails in foreground. Page 21. Driver Harrison with SAR Class 7B No 1038. Page 22. Driver Davis with SAR Class 7 No 955. Page 23. Captain Forbes, RSO and Lieutenant Ormsby, District Engineer in Charge Rail Head. Kalkfontein, South-West Africa, 1915. Linking-in staff standing next to ex NZASM 1st class 'Twin'... Page 25. Kalkfontein. View from the east. Page 26. Kalkfontein. View from the north. Page 27. Kalkfontein. Engine shed at station. Page 28. Kalkfontein. Points set for main line. Page 29. Kalkfontein. Points set for loop. Page 30. Kalkfontein. Lieutenant Ormsby at points signal. Page 31. Kalkfontein. Defensive position formed by Germans with sand bags. Page 32. Kalkfontein. Water tank protected by sand bags. Kalkfontein, South-West Africa, 1915. Coach with British flag was ex NZASM 1st Class 'Twin' B con...

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