Synonyms for nylstroom or Related words with nylstroom
Examples of "nylstroom"
Upon their eventual retirement, the engines "
" and "Pietersburg" were plinthed outside the
and Pietersburg stations respectively.
The first railway line reached
in 1898, connecting the town to Pretoria. During the Second Boer War, the British operated a concentration camp in
, where Boer women and children where interned as part of the British Scorched Earth policy. This subsequently led to the loss of 544 lives at the
concentration camp. "Strijdom Huis" (Strijdom House) was the primary residence of the 6th Prime Minister of South Africa, JG Strijdom, and is situated in
Botha began primary school at Laerskool Messina before moving to
. He was captain of the rugby first team of Hoërskool
for 2 years and he represented Limpopo at the Craven Week competitions in 2008 and 2009.
Gerard Leendert Pieter Moerdijk (Zwaershoek farm near
, Transvaal, 4 March 1890 –
, 29 March 1958), also known as Gerard Moerdyk, was a South African architect best known for designing the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria.
The town, unlike other towns in the Limpopo province, is not located on a national road, of which the nearest one is at
/Modimolle. It does however lie halfway on a road stretching from
/Modimolle to Ellisras/Lephalale. Nearby towns also include Hermanusdorings, Melkrivier, Palala and Naboomspruit.
Since the first part of their railway to
was still being built, the PPR employed the "Portuguese" on construction work and general service. The locomotive had the honour to haul the first revenue-earning train between Pretoria and
in July 1898.
The Donkerpoort Dam is a dam on the Klein Nyl near Modimolle, former
. The reservoir is a popular fishing spot.
The Pretoria-Pietersburg Railway (PPR) was a private railway which operated between Pretoria West via Warmbad and
to Pietersburg. It was constructed under a concession granted by the government of the "Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek" (ZAR) to Hendrik Jacobus Schoeman on 30 October 1895. Construction commenced in 1897 and the railway was opened to traffic as far as
by 1 July 1898. Potgietersrus was reached on 1 October 1898 and Pietersburg on 1 May 1899.
The Pretoria-Pietersburg Railway Company (PPR), incorporated in London on 13 May 1896 with a capital of £500,000, constructed a railway which operated northwards from Pretoria West via Warmbad and
to Pietersburg. The railway was constructed under a concession granted by the government of the "Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek" (ZAR) to Hendrik Jacobus Schoeman on 30 October 1895. Construction commenced in 1897 and the first to
was opened to traffic by 1 July 1898. Pietersburg was reached on 31 May 1899.
Son of Cornelius and Agatha Motlhago Nkhumishe, born in Klein Nyls Oog near the town of
. Ordained to the priesthood in 1967, Nkhumishe was named a bishop in 1981; he resigned in 2011.
It was first heard in the FM 93.6 (
) transmitter on 1 April 1983 after a three-month staff induction. The first continuity presenter was David Malatsi and the first news reader was Mandla Masanabo.
Snyman was born in Stellenbosch and matriculated from
High School. He later followed a journalism course at the Pretoria Technikon before joining the Afrikaans newspaper Beeld as a crime reporter.
The Pretoria-Pietersburg Railway Company (PPR), incorporated in London on 13 May 1896 with a capital of £500,000, constructed a railway which operated northward from Pretoria West via Warmbad and
to Pietersburg. The line was constructed under a concession granted by the government of the "Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek" (ZAR) to Hendrik Jacobus Schoeman on 30 October 1895. Construction commenced in 1897 and the first to
was opened to traffic on 1 July 1898. The remaining to Pietersburg was completed on 31 May 1899.
Other branchlines to be served by the Class 24 include Breyten to Lothair,
to Vaalwater, Port Elizabeth to Alexandra and George to Knysna. As a relatively powerful locomotive, they were also useful as suburban locomotives, a role they served in on the Springs-Nigel commuter line until electrification. Heavy overhauls were done at Bloemfontein. The only province where they were unknown was Natal.
The first locomotives of the PPR were three saddle-tank engines which were built by Hawthorn, Leslie and Company, one in 1896 and the other two in 1897. They were employed as construction locomotives while the line was being built and were not classified or numbered, but named "Pretoria", "Pietersburg" and "
Vultures Cricket Club dominates the district as far as
and had potential Protea players such as Samuel Manganya, who was a skilled left-hander and showed no mercy to bowlers. Even with players such as Manganya, the team could not sustain the club due to the lack of infrastructure and of necessary support from their local government.
The R517 is a Regional Route in South Africa. Its norh-western terminus is at a junction with the R510. From there, heads south-east, running through the town of Vaalwater. From there it continues to Modimolle (
), where it intersects with the R101. It exits the town and ends its route at an intersection with the N1.
The camps were situated at Aliwal North, Balmoral, Barberton, Belfast, Bethulie, Bloemfontein, Brandfort, East London, Heidelberg, Heilbron, Howick, Irene, Kimberley, Klerksdorp, Kroonstad, Krugersdorp, Merebank, Middelburg, Norvalspont,
, Pietermaritzburg, Pietersburg, Pinetown, Port Elizabeth, Potchefstroom, Springfontein, Standerton, Turffontein, Vereeniging, Volksrust, Vredefort, Vryburg and Winburg.
Work began on building a church in Market Street in 1895 and two years later the work was completed. In 1897 it is recorded that services were also held out at Leydsdorp, Spelonken and
(now, Modimolle). Members of the congregation otherwise had to trek many miles to attend services in Pietersburg.
Temperman was born in
, but grew up in Frankfort and Nelspruit. Playing for Hoërskool Nelspruit, he was selected to represent the in the premier South African high school rugby union competition, the Under-18 Craven Week, in both 2008 and 2009.
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