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Historic Cape Town

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Pictures of Cape Town in years gone by scoured from the web.
Old windmill on site of Pyott’s Factory, Albert Road - now Old Biscuit Mill.

Old windmill on site of Pyott’s Factory, Albert Road - now Old Biscuit Mill.

Cape Town station in 1875. Note the dual gauge tracks, 4 ft 8½ in broad gauge and 3 ft 6 in Cape gauge.

Cape Town station in 1875. Note the dual gauge tracks, 4 ft 8½ in broad gauge and 3 ft 6 in Cape gauge.

Welgemeend is one of the oldest surviving houses in Cape Town and was built in Gardens in 1700. This photo was taken in 1901.

Welgemeend is one of the oldest surviving houses in Cape Town and was built in Gardens in 1700. This photo was taken in 1901.