Hillbrow’s revolving restaurant and disco
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HF Gros and his remarkable collection of early Transvaal Photographs
H Ferdinand Gros was of Swiss origin. He arrived in South Africa circa 1869. On July 16th 1870 he was advertising that the Photographic Salon 'will resume again' in the 'Burgherdorp Gazette'. In the 'Diamond News' on March 9th 1872 he announced that he was taking over the studio of Weber and Gros and that he would soon open a 'Superb Salon' at New Rush (Kimberley). The New
James Hall Museum of Transport – Gauteng Tourism Authority
The James Hall Museum of Transport was founded in 1964 and houses an historic collection of various modes of land transport used in South Africa, dating back 400 years.