old photos of cape town

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Bygone Cape Town · Miss Moss

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…

High resolution photos and images in picture galleries all around Cape Town and South Africa Old Pictures, Old Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Africa Travel, Kirchen, City Photo, Beautiful Places, Soccer Tournament, Soccer Stadium
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Green Point stadium 1985

A sight we shall see no more because of the multi million R soccer stadium taking shape here for the 2010 World Cup Soccer tournament.

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Foreshore, Cape Town

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Flooding in central Cape Town, 1904 Cities In Africa, Wall Of Water, St George's, Table Mountain, Most Beautiful Cities, Street Look, African History, Garden Planning, Cape Town

Flooding in central Cape Town, 1904

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De Waal Park c1880.

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A Train leaving Sea Point Station 1920 Third World Countries, Seaside Holidays, Cape Town South Africa, Beach Road, Vacation Resorts, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Far Away, Live
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A train leaving Sea Point Station

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Electric Tram leaving Camps Bay for Cape Town 1902 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Desert Life, Cape Town South Africa, Outdoor Camping, Camping Tips, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, The Great Outdoors
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Stuttafords escalators

One of my best childhood memories is our visits to the "big" stores of Stuttafords, O.K. and Garlicks with their escalator towers that seemed to reach up to the heavens.For a country bumpkin like me, just to "ride" up five or six floors was an experience in itself. During Christmas these shafts were transformed into magic wonderlands with giant decorations stretching over all six floors.

1977 Freeway construction, Woodstock, Cape Town Formwork on the city side lane of the freeway over the Culemborg goods yards has now linked up and the deck should be complete with six weeks. The Woodstock lane will be finished well under the five months Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Antique Maps, Afrikaans, Woodstock, Cape Town, Yards, South Africa, Cities
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The Cape Peninsula – the finest Peninsula created for Nordic Walking all-year-round in the world™, home of Southpole Nordic Walking south Africa, the only Nordic Walking organisation in SA, since 2005 Nordic Walking, Navy Ships, Cape Town, Old Photos, Homestead, South Africa, Paris Skyline, Fish, History
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c1900 Fish Hoek Homestead and beach

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The Early History Of South Africa`s Oldest Pub – Perseverance Tavern – DrinksFeed Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Old Pub, Restaurant Interior Design, Cape Town, Old Town, South Africa, Cathedral, History

The Early History Of South Africa`s Oldest Pub - Perseverance Tavern

It’s the year 1766 and in Grünberg Germany, a 16-year-old boy called Johannes Blesser, enrols as a young soldier in the Dutch East Indian Company. Without knowing, this set in motion Blesser’s lo

The face of Cape Town has changed significantly over the decades, but the Mother City has always been one of South Africa’s most eye-catching locations. Antique Maps, Cape Town, Picture Show, Old Photos, 1940s, South Africa, Paris Skyline, Past, City Photo
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These pictures show how Cape Town looked in the 1940s compared to today

The face of Cape Town has changed significantly over the decades, but the Mother City has always been one of South Africa’s most eye-catching locations.

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Cape Town Docks From High Level Road (Mid 1940s)

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The Pier - Now a Proud Esplanade - in 1913 Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Weird And Wonderful, Woodstock, Cape Town, Old Houses, Wonders Of The World, South Africa, Past
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The Pier - Now a Proud Esplanade - in 1913

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Observatory War Memorial - Erected during the Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Nordic Walking, Bronze Plaques, Cape Town, 1920s, South Africa, Old Things, Southern
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Observatory War Memorial - Erected during the 1920s

On De Waal Drive with Devil's Peak in the background. During the early 1920s a monument was erected on the southern side of De Waal Drive in memory of those men from Observatory who lost their lives in the war. Four bronze plaques identify the monument and list the names of the fallen. Inscribed on the base of the monument we are reminded to: 'Build on the foundations laid by their great sacrifice'

Table Bay crowded with Transport Ships during The South African War in 1900 Old Photos, Vintage Photos, My Land, African History, Cape Town, Family History, South Africa, Transportation, Ships
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Table Bay crowded with Transport Ships during The South African War in 1900

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