Knysna

Collection by Gerhard Tome

67 
Pins
Gerhard Tome
  Knysna, African History, Genealogy, South Africa, The Past, Times, Explore, Heart, Garden

Gouna 1928: Die laaste geregistreerde boswerkers

Explore ProfBrian's photos on Flickr. ProfBrian has uploaded 744 photos to Flickr.

  Knysna, English Village, Inner World, Weird And Wonderful, Old Photos, Wonders Of The World, South Africa, Fields, Mirror

Woodcutter's Hut, Knysna

South Africa, for the most part, has always been looked upon as a country devoid of trees, dry and and arid. The great Karoo Plains, through which travellers have to pass en route for the Gold and Diamond Fields, have very likely created this impression, but at various points along the coast there are several forests, the most noted of which is Knysna. Here trees indigenous to the country grow in wild profusion, and the forests, being under the protection of the Government, are not to be…

The first sawmill on the current Woodmill Lane site was built by The Knysna Steam Sawmills Company, est. by William Lloyd of Port Elizabeth in Knysna, Port Elizabeth, Beautiful Gardens, Good To Know, South Africa, African, Landscape, Mirror, History

HISTORY OF KNYSNA - KNYSNA SAWMILL & WOODMILL LANE

The first sawmill on the current Woodmill Lane site was built by The Knysna Steam Sawmills Company, est. by William Lloyd of Port Elizabeth in 1875.

the Knysna Woodcutters - Knysna Woodworkers South Africa House In Nature, Knysna, African History, Helicopters, Reuse, Cry, Planes, South Africa, Boats

the Knysna Woodcutters - Knysna Woodworkers South Africa

The indigenous forest in the Southern Cape,was the main source of income for generations of woodcutters, Knysna being the principal town as far as the timber industry was concerned. Until well into the 20th century the entire economic life and structure of Knysna revolved around the timber trade.

  Knysna, Cape Town, Railroad Tracks, Lakes, Wilderness, South Africa, The Neighbourhood, Country Roads, Explore

Knysna, Wilderness Lakes

Explore HiltonT's photos on Flickr. HiltonT has uploaded 8441 photos to Flickr.

The Knysna Heads which guard the entrance to the harbour Knysna, South Africa, Entrance, The Neighbourhood, History, Pictures, Beautiful, Photos, Entryway

The Knysna Heads which guard the entrance to the harbour

The Tourist in South Africa 1965/6

The view of Belvidere across the estuary. Knysna, South Africa, Cape, The Neighbourhood, Paradise, Explore, History, Beach, Nature

not just a natural paradise, but Utopia for history buffs. – Explore Knysna Blog

A Farm in the George District Knysna, South Africa, The Neighbourhood, Explore, History, Heart, Outdoor, Outdoors, The Neighborhood

A Farm in the George District

Explore HiltonT's photos on Flickr. HiltonT has uploaded 8441 photos to Flickr.

The Firefly Photo Files: Knysna forest graves Knysna, South Africa, History, Random, Beautiful, Historia, Casual

Knysna forest graves

What would an expedition into the Knysna forest be without looking for some of the graves that belong to the woodcutters and miners from back in the days? My map of the forest showed "graves" close to Millwood and I ventured down a short narrow dirt road to have a look. The small sign at the gate called it the Old English Cemetery and it contained graves of both woodcutters and miners and their families. On the information board there were 34 names ranging in ages from 1 and 4 days to old…

  House In Nature, Knysna, Beautiful Gardens, Old Photos, The Neighbourhood, Houses, Colorful, Album, History

Knysna Plaques

Explore this photo album by Simon Harriyott on Flickr!

165 Boswerkers merk geelhoutblok vir opsaag in plankeaa Knysna, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Woodworking, History, Garden, Beautiful, Historia, Garten

the Knysna Woodcutters - Knysna Woodworkers South Africa

The indigenous forest in the Southern Cape,was the main source of income for generations of woodcutters, Knysna being the principal town as far as the timber industry was concerned. Until well into the 20th century the entire economic life and structure of Knysna revolved around the timber trade.