The Cape Town Foreshore was known as the Old Cape Town Pier in the 1900′s.

The Cape Town Foreshore was known as the Old Cape Town Pier in the

Electric Tram leaving Camps Bay for Cape Town 1902 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Electric Tram leaving Camps Bay for Cape Town 1902

The old Post Office in Adderley Street (right), ...    ...was joined to the telephone exchange building by a bridge over Parliament Street

The old Post Office in Adderley Street (right),was joined to the telephone exchange building by a bridge over Parliament Street

Cape Town: The Bark, William Hales, Towing Out Of Port In 1886. The featured vessel in this painting is the American bark, William Holes. She was rounding the Cape of Good Hope from Singapore en route to New York when she went aground on a reef off Struis Point. The ships' log reveals the predicament.   "Put in leaky. Struck reef off Struis Point and bumped very heavily. After setting all sail ship came off. All hands worked pumps. Water gained rapidly so made for Table Bay."

Cape Town: The Bark, William Hales, Towing Out Of Port In 1886. The featured vessel in this painting is the American bark, William Holes. She was rounding the Cape of Good Hope from Singapore en route to New York when she went aground on a reef off Struis Point. The ships' log reveals the predicament. "Put in leaky. Struck reef off Struis Point and bumped very heavily. After setting all sail ship came off. All hands worked pumps. Water gained rapidly so made for Table Bay."

Cape Town, Victoria Road, vintage postcard

Postcards of the Past - Vintage Postcards of Cape Town, South Africa


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