The Woodstock Rail Disaster 8 April 1957
One of CT's worst rail accidents occured 300 meters from the old Esplanade Station when the 4.34 from Cape Town tore into the 4.14 from Belville with the loss of 18 lives and 80 injured.
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…