Africa photographs

part of archive:
GEC Traction Archive
GEC Traction Limited

The box contains photographs of English Electric Company Limited and AEI Traction locomotives for African Railways:

EE Rhodesia railways class 1200 1-Co-Co-1 2000hp locos, mostly 1956, including famous 'Eagles Nest' crash (four locos head on collision)

EE Nigerian railways class 1001, 750hp locos, 1955-56, including a few steam locos and a Royal Train

GEC Nigerian railways class 1400 (AEI-Sulzer equipment)

United Electric Car Co Preston (pre 1914), Agents and Medical officers carriages for Rhodesian railways. Also coaches for Benguella and a toast rack trailer

AEI (Yorkshire Engine Co?) industrial diesel shunter at RST Kitwe Zambia

Metro Vick 'Roan Antelope' BoBo electric shunting locos for Roan Antelope Copper Mines, Northern Rhodesia

Sierra Leone, 2150hp Alco diesel electric loco with AEI equipment

Upper Congo Greater Lakes railway (CFL), Metro Cammell CoCo DE Locos, 1972. (very similar to locos supplied to Malaysia)

Dick Kerr Battery electric mining locos for Wiluna, Western Australia

Nyasaland railways, 'Zambesi' class diesel locos, AEI/Sulzer equipment and also Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns 340hp shunter, EE equipment

Consolidated Goldfields 0-6-0 Diesel shunter, EE Preston

Ghana railways, 1850/2025hp D-E locos, EE equipment, 1969


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