1917 "Our Day" Cartwrights building and tram in Adderley Street, Cape Town
From the Coulter family photo album, courtesy Hans Niehaus. Fred and Agnes Stephens owned The Homestead at Oranjezicht from 1907-1947. Their three sons were killed in the First World War. These photographs of a fund raising event in Cape Town, October 18-21, 1917, were taken by Charles Coulter who was married to the Stephens's fourth child, Alice. His photo album was found among his papers when Coulter's law firm was being wound up and rescued by Hans Niehaus - to whom thanks for allowing me…
Cape Town Train Station
A steam train prepares to leave Cape Town station in a photograph from around 1890. In the background, the slopes of Signal Hill are visible. The old station was replaced by the present complex, in 1964
The Doll House Drive-in Restaurant, Mouille Point, Cape Town
With thanks to Brandon Platt. See more images from his album: "The Complete History of the Doll (!) House"
Cape Town's first traffic light.
The city's first three traffic lights were installed in January 1932.This one is in Darling street near the Castle. They were promptly named Robots. a uniquely South African term which has remained through the years.