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Blaauwkrantz Bridge
Makhanda (Grahamstown) district, Eastern Cape

FIRBANK, PAULING and Co: Engineer

Date:1884
Client:Kowie Railway Company
Type:Railway Bridge
Status:Demolished 1928

 


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Coordinates:
-33.358758,26.719529
33°21'31.52" S 26°43'10.30" E Alt: 549m

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Bridge Manufacturer: Messrs. A Handyside and Co., Derby, England. (See also their entry on Wikipedia)

The bridge was demolished in 1928 and replaced by a new one.

Read the story of the Blaauwkrantz Bridge Disaster.