Narrow Gauge Locomotives -Stamps of South West Africa 1985

Narrow Gauge Locomotives -Stamps of South West Africa 1985.

on 11 Sep 1897 the first members of the “Feldbahn-Baukommando” arrived from Germany in Swakopmund,SWA. They built a railway line with a width of 600mm from  Swakopmund to Windhoek and was officially opened to traffic on 01 Jul 1902 and known as “Staatsbahn”. The private narrow gauge line from Swakopmund to Tsumeb was opened in Nov 1906.

South West Africa issued a set of four stamps on Narrow Gauge Locomotives on 02 Aug 1985.The Four were

12c – Zwilling Schmalspur Locomotive 1898

25c- Feldspur side tank Locomotive

30c -0-6-2 Side Tank Locomotive 1904

50c- Henschel Hd Locomotive1912

NARROW GAUGE LOCOMOTIVES -SWA
NARROW GAUGE LOCOMOTIVES -SOUTH WEST AFRICA (NAMIBIA)-1985

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