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Vryheid Branch Line Bridge over the Buffalo River
Dundee district, KwaZulu-Natal

ZUID AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK DEPARTEMENT VAN SPOORWEGEN: Architect

Date:1898
Type:Bridge
Style:Industrial Archaeology
Status:Ruin

 


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Coordinates:
-28.058528,30.375967
28°03’34,54” S 30°22’31,10” E

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The first of the structures linking the NATAL GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS to the ZUID AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK DEPARTEMENT VAN SPOORWEGEN Voetpadsdrif-Vryheid Branch Line. The bridge was designed by the NGR, its design approved by the ZAR, and its construction undertaken by the NGR, with half the construction costs carried by the ZAR, in terms of an earlier agreement struck back in 1893.