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Cape Town 1877 and even then it was only an hour from Franschhoek home of La Clé des Montagnes - 4 luxurious villas on a working wine farm
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City, c1877.

The Molteno reservoir starting out. Here you can find out more,en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molteno_Dam

City Hall Cape Town, South Africa 1950's
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City Hall Cape Town, South Africa 1950's

The newly opened N2 in 1962! - cometocapetown.com
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The newly opened N2 in 1962!

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Wedding in District Six, 1960
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i have long been an avid follower of Etienne du Plessis' flickr stream, where he shares many vintage photographs including old shots of Cape Town. please click on the images to be taken to the…

N2 under construction - c1961.
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N2 under construction c1961.

Both the N2 and the Athlone power station were completed at virtually the same time.

Bellville stasie 1968
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Rhodes Memorial, 1911.

Rhodes Memorial nearing completion 1911 Photo; via Edith Morris.

Camps Bay - c. 1900

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Camps Bay in 1900

The POW Camp on Green Point Common in 1900. The Mouille Point (not Green Point) lighthouse can be seen top centre
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The POW Camp on Green Point Common in 1900

The Mouille Point (not the Green Point) lighthouse can be seen top, centre.

Woodstock Beach in the 1930s by HiltonT, via Flickr

Woodstock Beach in the 1930s

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A scene in the Bo-Kaap dating from 1965.

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A scene in the Bo-Kaap dating from 1965.

Roggebaai Beach early 1900s

Roggebaai Beach early 1900s

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Before the arrival of supermarkets every neighbourhood in town had its grocery shops like this one in District six. 1950s
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Old time Grocery shop 1950s.

Before the arrival of supermarkets every neighbourhood in town had its grocery shops like this one in District six.

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Remembering District Six - 50 years later [pictures]

Today marks 50 years to the day that District Six was declared a "whites only" area. The barren land that now lies outside the city serves as a painful reminder of South Africa's brutal past while old photos give only a glimpse of what life was like in one of Cape Town's most famous neighbourhoods.

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Here comes the train.........c1898.

Taken in the region of St Johns Rd.

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Bo Kaap

c1938