Archive | December, 2016

Cabbage Express and Weenen Nature Reserve

I have just posted up images of the old Cabbage Express that ran from Estcourt to Weenen between 1906 and 1983. Although some enlightened individuals tried to save the line from closure, for tourism purposes, the powers that be at SATS chose to “do the dirty”. The route is very scenic and a large part […]

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Ken Gillings – Dedication

This post is dedicated to the memory of Ken Gillings, who died tragically at Cape Vidal whilst on holiday with his family. Ken was  well known for many of his publications on this Province, specializing in Military , and in particular the Anglo Zulu War and Anglo Boer War. He was also a long standing […]

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