Modder River pontoon bridge. This Day in History: Dec 11, 1899: The Battle of Magersfontein http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

The pontoon bridge built over the Modder River by the Royal Engineers to replace the railway bridge demolished by the Boers

Boers crossing the bridge over the Orange River at Aliwal North before advancing south to Stormberg before the Battle of Stormberg on 9th December 1899

Boers crossing the bridge over the Orange River at Aliwal North before advancing south to Stormberg before the Battle of Stormberg on December 1899

Burgers op 'n pont by die Vaal   ( Krediet aan: Rompel’s Heroes of the Boer War)

Burgers op 'n pont by die Vaal ( Krediet aan: Rompel’s Heroes of the Boer War)

Bethulie Bridge, Free State, South Africa blown up by the Boers on 10 March 1900 [[MORE]] http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205357287

Bethulie Bridge, Free State, South Africa blown up by the Boers on 10 March 1900 ×

The iron rail bridge outside Colenso was blown up by the Boers, but replaced by a wooden trestle bridge.

The iron rail bridge outside Colenso was blown up by the Boers, but replaced by a wooden trestle bridge.


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