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Railway Bridge over Blood River
Vryheid district, KwaZulu-Natal

ZUID AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK DEPARTEMENT VAN SPOORWEGEN: Engineer Substructure
NATAL GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS: Engineer Steel structure

Date:1898 : 1902
Type:Bridge
Style:Industrial Archaeology
Status:Derelict

 


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Coordinates:
27°53'49.98" S 30°34'51.64" E Alt: 1189m

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A structure found along the Vryheid Branch Line. The line was designed by the ZUID AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK DEPARTEMENT VAN SPOORWEGEN (SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC RAILWAYS DEPARTMENT) and they were responsible for the stone substructure. The bridge was not completed by the time of the Anglo-Boer War and after the war it was completed by the NATAL GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS.