Day 1

Day 1 on the 4th April saw the Blue Train and its guests arrive where they were met by our own Blue Train headed by NGG16 number 153. On Day 2, April 5th, NG10 made its first appearance and hauled its first train to Mooihoek.

Day 2

Saturday 6th April. The Triumph Club of SA visited us with a selection of TR models and a lonely Alfa Romeo.

Day 3

Sunday 6th April The early morning photographic train was hauled by newly restored NG10 number 61 double heading with NGG11 number 52.

Day 4

Balloon rides are a new feature for Stars of Sandstone 2019 and our picture features one of the early morning flights drifting over the complex towards its landing site.

Day 5

Some scenes from Day 5 & 6 at Stars of Sandstone 2019 NG10 number 61 makes an appearance and a 1928 Chevrolet looks on as Lawley NG97 runs round its train at Mooihoek. NGG11 number 52 does some shunting under the watchful eye of Rowan Joachim, our lady fireman from the Welshpool and Llanfair Railway in Wales.

Day 6

A timeless scene in 1947? No, Stars of Sandstone 2019 as a 1947 MG TC lines up with a Tiger Moth.

A short gallery from Dick Kerslake

A short gallery of their visit to Stars of Sandstone 2019 from the Kerslake Family

Sandstone 2019 over the last few days

Some scenes from Stars of Sandstone 2019 over the last few days. The effects of the heavy rain we experienced can be seen but did not dampen our spirits and the show went on!

The Lotus Club

The Lotus Club paid us a visit although the late 60’s Datsun 240 Rally Car was a surprise addition!

Francois Steyn

Francois Steyn has posted two excellent productions of Stars of Sandstone 2019. One is a compilation of stills and the second a video of the Sandstone Steam Railway and other attractions at the event. Thank you, Francois!


Andy Selfe is a perennial visitor to our Stars events. Here is his gallery and take on Stars of Sandstone 2019.


Marc-Henri Andre is a frequent visitor to us from Switzerland. Here is his photo gallery from Stars of Sandstone 2019.


A spectacular view of earthmoving at Stars of Sandstone 2019 from our Australian earthmoving team. Neil Clydsdale gives Phil Hughes a push in the CAT 621 during one of their many demonstrations. Picture by Daryl Robins.




The winners from the Stars of Sandstone 2019 Photographic Competition organised by Geoff’s Trains.