Cape Town Train Station. A steam train prepares to leave Cape Town station in a photograph from around 1890. In the background, the slopes of Signal Hill are visible. The old station was replaced by the present complex, in 1964.  | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

A steam train prepares to leave Cape Town station in a photograph from around In the background, the slopes of Signal Hill are visible. The old station was replaced by the present complex, in

Singers in Sophiatown, 1954: People went to Sophiatown to listen to music. The scene there attracted people from across Johannesburg and musicians who later went on to become big stars, such as Miriam Makeba and Hugh Masekela, started their careers performing in Sophiatown's jazz clubs. But the South African government decided to clear the multi-racial neighbourhood to turn it into a whites-only area. When they realised how heavily armed the police were, ANC leaders - including Mandela…

The town destroyed to stop black and white people mixing

Sixty years ago, the South African government cleared Sophiatown, a multi-racial neighbourhood in Johannesburg, to turn it into a whites-only area.

1950 © Margaret Bourke White - Gold miners, Johannesburg, South-Africa

Margaret Bourke-White: Gold Miners, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1950 “ At the end of LIFE magazine sent Margaret Bourke-White on assignment to South Africa for a few months. There, in a gold.

Kloof Nek to Camps Bay Tramway 1905. Author Unknown - Copyrights have expire.

How has Cape Town been depicted visually over time? In the December 2014 Molo: Picture Imperfect

Adderley street        1955

Scene of Adderley street with the Grand Hotel very prominent. The ''Coral Lounge" on the first floor was a very 'classy ' meeting place.

The Spirit of District Six: 32 Interesting Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life of Cape Town, South Africa in 1970

vintage everyday: The Spirit of District Six: 32 Interesting Black and White Photographs Capture Everyday Life of Cape Town, South Africa in 1970

Sea Point Station c1901 | According to an old map there were five 'stops' between Three Anchor Bay and the end of the line. This looks like the 'main'station where the present day swimming pool is.

According to an old map there were five 'stops' between Three Anchor Bay and the end of the line. This looks like the 'main'station where the present day swimming pool is. Confirmation would be appreciated.

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