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NZASM South-Western Line Bridge over the Koekemoer Spruit
Klerksdorp district, North West

NZASM: Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij: Architect
Date:1895+
Client:NZASM
Type:Railway Bridge
Style:Industrial Archaeology
Status:Repurposed

The bridge comprised two spans of 20m fish-belly girders on stone piers and abutments. It was damaged during the Anglo-Boer War but repaired by the British. It was later widened but the original stonework is still visible. (De Jong, 1988: 210).


Writings about this entry

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 113, 147