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When Table Mountain still had a forest 1968 - Cape Town photos / South Africa Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Table Mountain, Dream City, Most Beautiful Cities, Live, Landscape Photography

When Table Mountain still had a forest 1968.

Particularly the Silverstream area used to look like the Knysna forests with massive trees (not Pine), thick green undergrowth and lots of birds.

The old Post Office in Adderley Street (right), .was joined to the telephone exchange building by a bridge over Parliament Street Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cities In Africa, Old Bridges, Old Post Office, Desert Life, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities

The old Post Office in Adderley Street (right), ...

...was joined to the telephone exchange building by a bridge over Parliament Street

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The Strand c1960.

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I found this lovely old postcard somewhere on the rounds showing Sea Point pavilion. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Pretoria, African History, Pavilion, Live, Places To See

Sea Point Pavilion circa 1977

Only the swimming pool remains today, but that too has been renovated into 3 seperate swimming pools. The big round building later changed to the Hard Rock Cafe and then stood empty for a long time. The building to the right became a Wimpy. Check the ROBOT text written on the road - this is a warning sign for the upcoming traffic light. But they called it a ROBOT. Haff!

The Aerial Ropeway crossing the Main Road in Simon's Town. It operated between 1904 and 1934 and took supplies and personnel from the West Dockyard to the Royal Naval Hospital and the Sanatorium. Antique Maps, Vintage Maps, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Paris Cafe, City Maps, Most Beautiful Cities, Tour Eiffel, Old City

Ropeway

Simon's Town / Simonstown, Cape Town, South Africa - A place to enjoy whale watching, penguins, sun, yachting, fishing, eating and good, safe accommodation.

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Drama in Long street c1977.

We all stood there during lunch time watching this chap on the third floor ledge of the YMCA building threatening to jump. The Emergency services, Police and Ambulance crews stood by in the street ready for anything while the police special unit tried to talk him down. After about an half an hour the massive assembled crowd started chanting...Jump..Jump..Jump, which he eventually did. Luckily for him he bounced off the veranda (photo) straight into the jumping sheet below. The Police led him…

Construction of the cantilevered rock canopy over the road, on Chapman's Peak Drive, 2003 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Travel Brochure, Out Of Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Places Of Interest, Afrikaans, African History

Construction of the cantilevered rock canopy over the road, on Chapman's Peak Drive, 2003

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A baby girl was stolen 17 years ago from her sleeping mother’s arms at Cape Town’s Groote Schuur Hospital. Now, due to an amazing coincidence, . Old Pictures, Old Photos, News South Africa, Cities In Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Africa Travel, Cape Town, Live

Groote Schuur Hospital, 1967

Check those acres of nothingness. Chris Barnard was busy with the worlds first heart transplant. The hospital opened in 1937, and the new wing was extended in 1983-1989.