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A visit from the Hanomag/ Henschel Museum of Kessel in Germany.

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During July we were privileged to host a visit from Andreas Giller, the Locomotive Archivist from this German museum who has assisted us with a number of photographs and drawings of NGG13 number 49 recently.

He was keen to visit Sandstone as we have the only restored Hanomag built NGG13 Garratt in South Africa, number 49 from 1928, so prior to his return to Germany he requested a visit to Sandstone to which we gladly obliged.

Andreas’ visit coincided, unfortunately, with the retubing of number 49 so only the two engine units were at Sandstone.

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