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Piekenierskloof Pass (Originally Piquinierskloof, Grey's Pass)
Citrusdal district, Western Cape

Thomas Charles John BAIN: Engineer
Date:1857-1859
Client:South African Roads
Type:Mountain Pass
Status:Extant

The pass which launched the career of Thomas Bain as roadbuilder and successor to his father, Andrew Geddes BAIN.

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.


Writings about this entry

Coyne, Patrick. 2010. A guide to South Africa's mountain passes and poorts. Westville: Osborne Porter Literary Services. pg 21-24
Potgieter, DJ (Editor-in-chief). 1973. Standard Encyclopaedia of South Africa [SESA] Volume 8 Mus-Pop. Cape Town: Nasou. pg 553
Ross, Graham. 2002. The romance of Cape mountain passes. Cape Town: David Philip. pg 1, 8-13
Storrar, Patricia. 1984. A colossus of roads. Cape Town: Murray & Roberts / Concor. pg 36, 38, 39-43 passim, 42 (ill)