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Vryheid Branch Line Bridge over the White Umfolozi
Vryheid district, KwaZulu-Natal

ZUID AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK DEPARTEMENT VAN SPOORWEGEN: Engineer
Maurits Edgar DE WILDT: Engineer
McLAGAN and MABY Brothers: Contractor

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

 


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Coordinates:
27°47'48.28" S 30°44'20.89" E Alt: 1170m

The remaining sandstone abutments of the east and west banks of the demolishes steel bridge (pin steel hinges still in places) found along the line between the Scheepersnek complex and the viaduct west of Vryheid linking the NATAL GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS to the ZUID AFRIKAANSCHE REPUBLIEK DEPARTEMENT VAN SPOORWEGEN Voetpadsdrif-Vryheid Branch Line.