Cogmanskloof Besproeiingskema

Cogmanskloof Besproeiingskema

Home » Category: "Engineering" Most local residents of Ashton and Montagu are familiar with the term CBR water. However to fully appreciate the total extent of this amazing irrigation scheme one needs to read and see the pictures in the attached...
Cogmanskloof Besproeiingskema

Cogmanskloof Irrigation Scheme

Home » Category: "Engineering" Most local residents of Ashton and Montagu are familiar with the term CBR water. However to fully appreciate the total extent of this amazing irrigation scheme one needs to read and see the pictures in the attached...
Montagu Grain Mills: The Meulplaas Mill

Montagu Grain Mills: The Meulplaas Mill

Home » Category: "Engineering" According to the book Water ~ mills windmills and horse ~ mills of South Africa written by James Walton (page 198) Montagu had four grain mills. Unfortunately none of the Montagu mills featured in his book. He only...
Centennial Commemoration of Montagu’s De Waal Bridge

Centennial Commemoration of Montagu’s De Waal Bridge

Home » Category: "Engineering" The bridge, the oldest in the area, is now solely used as a foot crossing. Generally, it is used by learners making their way to and from school. Several years ago, the bridge was used as a one-way for motorists....
Anglo-Boer War Forts of Montagu, Western Cape (1899-1902)

Anglo-Boer War Forts of Montagu, Western Cape (1899-1902)

I am enclosing the information on the forts which I accessed in 1996 (Cogmaris Kloof Fort) and 2007 (the 5 Town Guam forts so far discovered), I must emphasise that Mike Jones was really the one who explored these 5 forts (and guided me around them); he and his wife May ran the 7 Church Street Guest House, where I stayed on this trip.