Fred Springer’s South African Railways

The South African Railways album is now online featuring nearly two hundred photographs from our Fred M. Springer Collection. Here, a photographer goes to great lengths to capture the image of South African Railway steam locomotives nos. 1007 and 1056 crossing the Malgaaten Bridge in Western Cape, South Africa, on March 21, 1995.

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Springer Collection Overview

  • Gift of Fred and Dale Springer
  • 8,000 B&W negatives
  • 50,000 color slides
  • 1940s to 2000s
  • Coverage includes six inhabited continents, and especially the southwestern United States, Mexico, and South America