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A Scene of Destruction resulting from the 1896 Dynamite Explosion in Braamfontein | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A Scene of Destruction resulting from the 1896 Dynamite Explosion in Braamfontein

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

The Crater Resulting from the Braamfontein Dynamite Explosion | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Crater Resulting from the Braamfontein Dynamite Explosion

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

Destroyed Buildings caused by the Braamfontein Explosion | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Destroyed Buildings caused by the Braamfontein Explosion

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

Collapsed Stables and Dwellings resulting from the Braamfontein Explosion of 1896 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Collapsed Stables and Dwellings resulting from the Braamfontein Explosion of 1896

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

Destroyed Chinese Shop caused by the 1896 Dynamite Explosion in Braamfontein | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Destroyed Chinese Shop caused by the 1896 Dynamite Explosion in Braamfontein

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

Derailed NZASM Locomotive as a result of the Explosion | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Derailed NZASM Locomotive as a result of the Explosion

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

A Family in its Destroyed House | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A Family in its Destroyed House

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

Damaged Residence caused by the 1896 Braamfontein Explosion | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Damaged Residence caused by the 1896 Braamfontein Explosion

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

A Section of the Rail Track where the Explosion Occured | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A Section of the Rail Track where the Explosion Occured

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

Destroyed Railway Truck after the Dynamite Explosion | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Destroyed Railway Truck after the Dynamite Explosion

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

A Timber Mill Destroyed as a result of the Braamfontein Dynamite Explosion | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A Timber Mill Destroyed as a result of the Braamfontein Dynamite Explosion

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

Destroyed Buildings as a result of the Braamfontein Explosion | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Destroyed Buildings as a result of the Braamfontein Explosion

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

Badly Damaged Residence caused by the 1896 Braamfontein Explosion | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Badly Damaged Residence caused by the 1896 Braamfontein Explosion

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

An Historical Account... | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

An Historical Account...

... of the 1896 Dynamite Explosion in Braamfontein, Johannesburg

A Part of the Crater Resulting from the Braamfontein Dynamite Explosion | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A Part of the Crater Resulting from the Braamfontein Dynamite Explosion

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.

The Place where the Rail Truck containing the Dynamite Stood | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Place where the Rail Truck containing the Dynamite Stood

One of the worst explosions in the history of South Africa occurred at Braamfontein station, Johannesburg, when an explosives train, carrying between 56 and 60 tons of dynamite, which had been standing for 3½ days in searing heat, was struck by a shunting train. Historical Account. First-hand Account. The Explosion that shook the Golden City The Dynamite Explosion Memorial in Braamfontein Cemetery.