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Remembering Coalbrook

To be continued……. The Coalbrook mining disaster happened on 21 January 1960 at the Coalbrook coal mine of Clydesdale Colliery over a year before I was born. However, I remember my parents talking about it, but further than I never … Continue reading

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Forgotten in the veld. Graves at Crownwood Road

Many moons ago my brother was telling me about a grave he saw as he was driving past Crownwood Road in Crown Mines. Naturally I went looking but found nothing because the area I was in was the wrong area, … Continue reading

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Witwatersrand Plaque

Coming back from the West Rand one Saturday, I was in the area of Witpoortjie Station, and on that day my favourite steam engine was returning from her day trip to Magaliesberg. I decided to see whether I could catch … Continue reading

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Maraisburg Cemetery

Amongst the many cemeteries that I photographed for the South African War Graves Project was Maraisburg Cemetery on the West Rand. There were four CWGC casualties in the cemetery, and there was also a small ABW Plot which was strange … Continue reading

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