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NZASM South-Western Line Railway Station
Potchefstroom, North West

NZASM: Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij: Architect
Mattheus Carel August MEISCHKE: Contractor

Type:Railway Station
Status:Demolished 1918


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26°42'41.07" S 27°05'05.12" E Alt: 1353m

The First Railway Station. It was demolished to make way for the Second Railway Station built in 1918.

A large, simple rectangular brick structure with pitched roof and pointed gables, accommodating the station-master's house, luggage room, entrance hall, office waiting room and toilets, the planning similar to those NZASM railway stations at Klerksdorp, Krugersdorp and Heidelberg.

Writings about this entry

Bakker, Karel A, Clarke, Nicholas J & Fisher, Roger C. 2014. Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens : A shared Dutch built heritage in South Africa. Pretoria: Visual Books. pg 127, 128
De Jong, RC, Van der Waal, GM & Heydenrych, DH. 1988. NZASM 100 : 1887-1899, the buildings, steam engines and structures of the Netherlands South African Railway Company. Pretoria: C. Van Rensburg Publications on behalf of the Human Sciences Research Council. pg 85, 202, 203, 205, 209, 210