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Worksplate Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns Ltd., No. 3559 Darlington 1913. Brass lozenge shape, engraved with details, ex SAR 3' 6'' gauge Class 14R 4-8-2 No.1717. The company made 45 locos of this class, initially employed between Ladysmith and Durban, gradual electrification relegated them to the 'old main line' via Botha's Hill and then at Empangeni & Port Shepstone. Some survived to end their days on shunting duties on the Reef, all being withdrawn by 1983.

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Auction: November 2009 , Lot: 199
Sold for: £210
Worksplate Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns Ltd., No.