2015-2-14 · Otavi & it''s surroundings is a paradise on earth thanks to GOD Otavi is surrounded by mountains and I mean big mountains,Otavi & it''s fresh water source, we receive more rain then most town''s in Namibia. Economy of Otavi we are getting there thanks to our new CEO. Some new small businesses are opened and on the other hand new big companies like Ohorongo …
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2021-11-27 · By 1922, when the SAR took control of all railway operations in South West Africa (SWA), only two single Illinge locomotives survived to be absorbed onto the roster of the SAR. In 1907, the German Administration in DSWA acquired three Class Hc tank locomotives for the narrow gauge Otavi Mining and Railway Company. One more entered service in ...
Two-foot-gauge railways in South Africa
Otavi Mining and Railway Company. Main article: Otavi Mining and Railway Company. 1903–1961, 567 kilometres (352 mi) in German South-West Africa (today''s Namibia). Built at the gauge of 600 mm, which did not prevent exchanging locomotives with the two foot (610 mm) lines in South Africa when it was taken over by South Africa (as part of the ...
2 ft and 600 mm gauge railways
2020-5-13 · The gasoline engine Crown Prince of the Otavi Mining and Railway Company in South West Africa (now Namibia). This railcar was able to reach a speed of 137 kilometres (85 mi) per hour. The Efteling Steam Train Company, located in Efteling in the Netherlands, runs some locomotives that are more than a century old.
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2021-11-29 · The Otavi Mining and Railway Company (Otavi Minen- und Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft or OMEG) was a railway and mining company in German South West Africa (today''s Namibia). It was founded on 6 April 1900 in Berlin with the Disconto-Gesellschaft and the South West Africa Company as major shareholders. O
A special gauge railcar was built for the Otavi Mining and Railway Company with a design speed of 137 km/h. OMEG built a narrow gauge railway extending 567 km from Swakopmund on the Atlantic coast to the mines of Tsumeb. Tsumeb Herero and Namaqua genocide Narrow-gauge railway South West African Class Hd South West Africa Company.
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2021-7-19 · The railway was built to carry copper ore to Swakopmund. The German colonial company which ran the mine and built the railway was the Otavi Minen-und Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft (OMEG); there are some excellent photographs of the railway on show in the OMEG museum house in Swakopmund.
Rail transport in Namibia
2019-8-24 · Parallel to this government initiative the Otavi Mining and Railway Company (O.M.E.G.) was established which built a line from Swakopmund to Tsumeb via Otavi between 1903 and 1906, and a branch from Otavi to Grootfontein in 1907/08.  German South West Africa was a colony of the German Empire from 1884 until 1919. With an area of 835,100 km² ...
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2021-11-24 · "Petrus" is a young man who died of pneumonia on April 23, 1906 while working for the Otavi Mining and Railway Company by building the OMEG Railway in Namibia. He is buried at the Old Rhenish Cemetery in Omaruru in Plot 280. Few details are available in his case. "Petrus" at Find a Grave
South African Class NG15 2-8-2
2021-6-3 · The Class NG15 2-8-2 Mikado type narrow-gauge steam locomotive was designed by the South African Railways (SAR) and built by Henschel and Son for the Otavi Mining and Railway Company. The company operated the 352-mile long (566-kilometre) narrow-gauge Otavi Railway across the Namib Desert from Swakopmund on the Atlantic coast to Tsumeb and ...
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· The Otavi Mining and Railway Company (OMEG) was built nearly 20 years later, its gauge was 600mm, 1''+11+5/8", it was all German owned and engineered. It probably used the same huge flanges that later African 600mm rrs used. In Africa during the 20th century, the gauge was 600mm, 1''+11+5/8" gauge, but flanges are taller and wider.
List of narrow-gauge locomotives from Henschel
Coastal Railway (Togo Railway, T.-E.) 6886: 1904: B n2t: 600 mm: 12 t: 12 i T.-E. Tank locomotive of the coastal railway in Togo (Togo Railway, T.-E.) 7589: 1906: C1 ''n2t: 750 mm: Steam engines and steam engine park of the former mine in Tarnowskie Góry: 7625: 1906: C1 ''n2t: 600 mm # 56: Otavi Mining and Railway Company: 7743: C1 ''n2t: 600 mm ...
2021-9-27 · Construction of the railway had been commissioned by the Otavi Mining and Railway Company (OMEG) to allow the products of the mines to be carried to the ships at Swakopmund. The mines and the railway thrived during the colonial period with a growing traffic of farm produce and passengers to complement the metals and ores.
Otavi Mining and Railway Company
The Otavi Mining and Railway Company (OMEG) was established in 1900 as a colonial society, based in Berlin, founded a railroad between Swakopmund and Tsumeb ( Otavibahn) in what was then German South West Africa, now Namibia to build, and the local Mining copper ore.
2021-11-10 · The English – German Otavi Mine and Railway Company started with the industrial mining in 1900. Not only copper was found, but also lead, zinc and more than 200 other minerals, of which some only occurred here. The first batch of ore was transported by ox-wagon to Swakopmund at the end of 1900, from where it was then shipped to Europe.
Railway Stations in Namibia
567 kilometres (352 mi) Otavibahn,a private railway built by the Otavi Mining and Railway Company between 1903 and 1906 to connect the mines at Tsumeb to the town of Swakopmund. In 1908 the line was extended by 91 kilometres (57 mi) to reach Grootfontein. The Otavibahn is the longest 610 mm (2 ft) gauge railway in the world.
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2021-9-29 · L''origine è la South West Africa Company, fondata a Londra nel 1892 da investitori tedeschi e inglesi e alla quale furono assegnate le concessioni. Nel 1900 fu fondata la Otavi Mining and Railway Company per sviluppare i giacimenti di rame e piombo vicino a Tsumeb nell''Otavi Bergland nell''Africa sud-occidentale tedesca.
2020-2-4 · They were used by the Otavi Mining and Railway Company and the Tsumeb Copper Corporation. The Class was a development of the Otavi Class Hd 2-8-2 and SAR Class NG 5 locomotives and featured a Krauss-Helmholtz bogie linking the front pony truck with the leading driven axle which allowed the locos to negotiate tight curves.