SAR Class 91-000 91-002         
Between September and December 1973 the South African Railways placed twenty Class 91-000 GE UM6B diesel-electric locomotives in service on its two feet narrow gauge lines, numbered in the range from 91-001 to 91-020. The GE UM6B was designed and built by General Electric in Erie, Pennsylvania and is the largest two foot gauge diesel-electric locomotive in the world. When they became redundant, several were sold and one, no. 91-010, was equipped wih Bigfoot Cape Gauge bogies from a Class 36-000 in order to be employed as shunter at Swartkops Loco Depot in Port Elizabeth.
See also the Wikipedia article on the South African Class 91-000.
Date: 10/17/2009 Location: Humewood, Port Elizabeth, EC,  ZA Country Flag Views: 921 Collection Of:   Col André Kritzinger
Locomotives: SAS 91-002(UM6B)    Author:  Col André Kritzinger
SAR Class 91-000 91-002
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