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City, c1877. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

City, c1877.

The Molteno reservoir starting out. Here you can find out more,en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molteno_Dam

Cape Town Train Station. A steam train prepares to leave Cape Town station 1890

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

Table Mountain Cableway. by Etiennedup, via Flickr

Table Mountain Cableway.

The Cableway was built in the period 1926-1929 and although these images might have been taken then I have a hunch that they date from about 1900, in other words about 26 years earlier. Could it be that this was an earlier separate undertaking? Any input would be most welcome. Photo; Thanks to fellow flickr member emmyeustace for the use. See her sets for more historic South African images here ; www.flickr.com/photos/59036290@N07/collections/7215762627... For more on the Cableway see…

Opening of Parliament Feb.1952. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Opening of Parliament Feb.1952.

Photo; Thanks to Gertrude Panzenberger Smith for the use of this image. For more of her images see; www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.267084730055590.54182.1...

Morning at Table Bay, Cape Town 1898 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Early Morning at Table Bay, Cape Town

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Adderley Street Cape Town looking towards Table Mountain 1898 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Adderley Street Cape Town looking towards Table Mountain

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Adderley Street, Cape Town in the early 1900s | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Adderley Street, Cape Town in the early 1900s

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Woodstock, Cape Town 1877 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Woodstock, Cape Town

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Tamboerskloof in 1905

Tamboerskloof 1905

Tamboerskloof 1905. At the top is the chimney of Caporn's Brick works. The bricks that built Tamboerskloof were dug and baked here. This is the area above St Michael's Rd - see Etienne's 1966 aerial view: www.flickr.com/photos/8270787@N07/12239011544/ Below it to the left, the big, long building is St George's/All Saints children's home. Deprived boys and girls, "... chiefly taken from the gutters and the slums, from homes of sin and misery, and even from prison ...". Hilton T has an 1897…