The 10:20 to Grahamstown
Blaauwkrantz Bridge Railway Disaster - 22 April 1911
by Ben Bezuidenhout
The 10:20 to Grahamstown(2017)
Grahamstown is a city that is far from the coast and located in a mountainous area. Its main line of
connection to the outside world was a small railway line that crossed the mountains. When people came running into the city saying that
the train had crashed it had a major impact on almost all the citizens of the city as they were a close knit community
and almost everybody new someone on that train. This booklet takes the reader through the entire tragedy and its impact
on the community.
This book is factual, and is based on the books, letters, diaries and memories of the citizens of Grahamstown.
DEDICATION Part 1 THE 10.20 TO GRAHAMSTOWN PART 2 FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE BLAAUWKRANTZ BRIDGE DISASTER NAMES OF THE DECEASED THE LIST OF INJURED RELAYED TO THE ALBANY GENERAL HOSPITAL THE FUNERALS NOTES ON SOME OF THE VICTIMS THE INQUEST AND OTHER REPORTS ON THE ACCIDENT OTHER REPORTS ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS BOOKS BY THE AUTHOR THE AUTHOR
A person of many talents and interests - educator, conservationist, tourist guide, runner, musician, actor and story teller, Ben lives with his wife Norma in Grahamstown.
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