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Newey Suspension Bridge - Convict Station Drift
King William's Town district, Eastern Cape

Joseph NEWEY: Engineer

Date:1897
Type:Bridge
Status:Demolished 1933


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33°00'34.73" S 26°58'32.25" E Alt: 264m
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Because of the increase in the weight of vehicles using the bridge it was condemned by HA FUHR and was replaced by a new concrete bridge in 1933.

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.


Writings about this entry

Walters, Dennis. 2014. Bridging the Eastern Cape : the life and work of Joseph Newey. East London: Coral Tree Press. pg Front-piece ill, 101, 102 ill, 104