Tsumeb - Namibian Mining Town
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, ofOtavi | Namibia,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.otavi mining and railway company : définition de otavi,,Otavi Mining and Railway Company (Otavi Minen- und Eisenbahn-Gesellschaft or OMEG) built the longest 60-centimeter gauge railway in the world extending 567 kilometers from Swakopmund on the Atlantic coast of Namibia (formerly German South-West Africa) to the mines of Tsumeb.Otavi Minen AG: Private Company Information - Bloomberg,Otavi Minen AG engages in the exploitation of copper deposits. It also builds a railway in Namibia. The company provides glass, ceramics, refractory, metallurgy, including barium carbonate, bauxit,Two-foot-gauge railways in South Africa - Wikipedia,Otavi Mining and Railway Company Edit Main article: Otavi Mining and Railway Company 1903–1961, 567 kilometres (352 mi) in German South-West Africa (today's Namibia ).Category:South African Class Hd (2-8-2) - Wikimedia Commons,Media in category "South African Class Hd (2-8-2)" The following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total.South West African Class Ha - Wikipedia,They were leased to the Otavi Mining and Railway Company who operated a narrow gauge railway across the Namib Desert between Swakopmund and Tsumeb. Available sources are in conflict regarding the engine numbers of these locomotives.TransNamib - Wikipedia,TransNamib is the railway State-owned enterprise of Namibia. Organised as a holding company , it provides freight by rail and road as well as passenger services. Its administration is located in Windhoek .South West African Class Hd - Wikipedia,The South West African Class Hd 2-8-2 of 1912 was a narrow gauge steam locomotive from the German South West Africa era. GSWA Class Hd 2-8-2,They were designated Class Hd, numbered in the range from 40 to 42, and leased to the Otavi Mining and Railway Company for use on the section between Swakopmund and Karibib.