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NZASM South-Western Line Railway Station
Klerksdorp, North West

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NZASM: Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij: Architect
Adrianus VAN DE RUIT: Contractor

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Date:1895
Type:Railway Station
Status:Extant


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26°52'05.04" S 26°40'11.10" E Alt: 1321m
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Considered by De Jong & Hadenrych (1989: 205-207) 'the largest and finest of its kind. ... an imposing and dignified edifice ...' of two-tone banded and articulated sandstone under iron '... a splendid example of the high quality of workmanship in the NZASM buildings.'


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 126, 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, 185, 192, 205, 207, 209, 210, 211
Richardson, Deidré. 2001. Historic Sites of South Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. pg 264

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