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Old photos of Cape Town

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Let's all get on the "nope nuh huh uh" cable car ride (Table Mountain Cableway) Old Pictures, Old Photos, African Image, Cape Town South Africa, Table Mountain, Out Of Africa, The Beautiful Country, Most Beautiful Cities, Places Of Interest

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…

Kaapstad tydens die Koningklike besoek in In Kaapsehoop in Mpumalanga kan jy oornag in die treintrok waarin die koningin deur SA gereis het. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Historical Photos, Live, Places To See, Paris Skyline

Royal visit Feb. 1947.

The Royal cavalcade in its way from HMS Vanguard to the City Hall. I believe the Heerengracht was straightened in 1949.

Capetonians cool off in the inviting waters at the pool in Sea Point while onlookers enjoy the shade of the Pavilion in this early photo. Note the low-rise skyline of the buildings in the background. Old Pictures, Old Photos, City By The Sea, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Surfing, Places, Pavilion

Bathing Pool and Pavilion, Sea Point, Cape Town

Capetonians cool off in the inviting waters at the pool in Sea Point while onlookers enjoy the shade of the Pavilion in this early photo. Note the low-rise skyline of the buildings in the background.

Capetonians cool off in the inviting waters at the pool in Sea Point while onlookers enjoy the shade of the Pavilion in this early photo. Note the low-rise skyline of the buildings in the background. Old Pictures, Old Photos, City By The Sea, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Surfing, Places, Pavilion

Bathing Pool and Pavilion, Sea Point, Cape Town

Capetonians cool off in the inviting waters at the pool in Sea Point while onlookers enjoy the shade of the Pavilion in this early photo. Note the low-rise skyline of the buildings in the background.

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Greenmarket Square 1950.

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Situated near the present day Royal Cape Yacht club, was the Woodstock Bathing Pavilion.The road was Marine drive that ran along the beach all the way to Milnerton. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Woodstock, Pavillion, Cape Town South Africa, Exotic Places, Most Beautiful Cities, Old Buildings

Woodstock Pavillion 1935

Situated near the present day Royal Cape Yacht club, was the Woodstock Bathing Pavilion.The road was Marine drive that ran along the beach all the way to Milnerton.

Tokai forest gathering    c1962. by Etiennedup, via Flickr Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Out Of Africa, Places Of Interest, Old Buildings, African History, Countries Of The World, Historical Photos

Tokai forest gathering c1962.

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The Cape Town broadcasting studio opened officially in September 1924 and was situated in J. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cities In Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures, African History, Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Dx - Gary Deacon

Part Four of the account of the early days of radio in South Africa during the 1920's as told by South African Dxer, Nick Kendall. The candid account, in Nick's own words, provides an insight into what was involved in being able to listen in during the early pioneering days of radio broadcasting. The commercial sets before 1925 (as far as I can remember) were all battery powered. It must have been at the end of that year that the "all electric" sets arrived from the U.S.A. They were all…

Wynberg Main Road around 1902 Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Old Buildings, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Maine, Explore, City, World

Main Rd. Wynberg c1902.

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De Waal Park    c1880. by Etiennedup, via Flickr Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures, African History, Cape Town, South Africa, Dolores Park, Explore

De Waal Park c1880.

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