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VAN DE RUIT, AdrianusBorn: 1862 09 09
Died: 1943 01 01
Also referred to as VAN DER RUIT.
Born in Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht in North-Holland. Trained as a carpenter in the Netherlands. Emigrated to the ZAR in 1888. He was responsible for the extensions to the Johannesburg Law Courts in 1890, and various NZASM stations including Park Station (1899), a locomotive roundhouse at Heidelberg (c. 1890s, demolished), Klerksdorp Railway Station (1895), and stations and other buildings along the South-Western Line.
He died on the 1st of January, 1943, in Springs, South Africa.
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|NZASM Rand Tram Railway Station - Park: 1894-1897. Johannesburg, Gauteng - Contractor |
|NZASM South-Eastern Line locomotive roundhouse: c1897. Heidelberg, Gauteng - Contractor |
|NZASM South-Western Line Railway Station: 1895. Klerksdorp, North West - Contractor |
Books citing VAN DE RUIT
|De Jong, RC, Van der Waal, GM. 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. pp 93, 192, 202, 205|
|Ploeger, Jan & De Kock, Gideon de V. 1989. Nederlandse emigrasie na Suid-Afrika 1800-1900. Port Elizabeth: University of Port Elizabeth. pp 183|