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Some new machinery at Sandstone

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Sandstone is always on the lookout for items under threat and it was with great delight that we received a letter from Sean Brown of Singisi Forest Products donating two old portable steam engines that stood outside their sawmill gates in Weza, Kwa Zulu Natal, some 50kms east of Kokstad, and were to be scrapped.

The initiative is thanks to a good friend of Sandstone, Brian Collinge, who discovered their pending fate and negotiated the donation.

At this moment in time the details of the type and age of the two portables is unknown as records are not available however we shall be examining them in great detail when they arrive at Sandstone.

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