Curved profile of dam wall from east side
Photographer: William Martinson - 2016




Wall during construction

Submitted by William MARTINSON

Photographer: Unknown




Dam wall in context from east
Photographer: William Martinson - 2016




At the Bongolo Reservoir. Empire Parliaments' Delegation Tour of South Africa
From the Collections of the Library of Parliament. Acc No. 1656 (54).
Submitted by Lila Komnick
Photographer: C F Stokes, SA Railways Publicity Dept. - 1924




View from north end of dam wall
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of curved dam wall from south bank
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




View of dam wall from south bank
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




View of dam wall from north end
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




View across dam wall from east side
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




View of dam wall from siphon spillway towards south end of dam wall
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




View from siphon spillway towards north end of dam wall
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of railing and security gate on dam wall
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of security gate - breached to allow access onto dam wall
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of cast iron ball and stanchion railings with galvanized mesh
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of cast iron ball and stanchion railing
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of west side of dam wall at north end
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of stepped concrete capping over siphon causeway
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Enameled water level gauging rule mounted on upstream face of dam wall at south end
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of low level intake pipe to valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of energy dissipation pond at base of dam wall
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Oblique view of energy dissipation pond at base of dam wall
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of open spillway on north side of dam
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Oblique view of parapet of valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of bastion on parapet of Valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of bastion on parapet of valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




View of underside of bastion on parapet of Valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Oblique view of blind arches on valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Oblique view of arched window and entrance door to valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of arched window to valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Oblique view of south face of valve chamber with two blind arches
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Pair of blind arches in wall of valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of valve control wheels inside valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of tooled corner margin to sandstone blocks of valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of moulded sandstone string-course to valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of sandstone moulding to plinth of valve chamber
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




Detail of base of valve chamber on upstream side of dam wall
Photographer: William Martinson - 2018




One of Queenstown's main sources of water, used extensively for recreation and watersports. Situated on the far shore is the Queenstown Powerboat and Yacht Club.
Bought in 1981
Submitted by Dorothy Adendorff
Photographer: Arthur English Prints




Early postcard of Dam Wall without the siphon spillway
Submitted by William MARTINSON

Photographer: Unknown