Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Rhodesian Photos: Old Salisbury

Following photos of "Old Salisbury" were made available to ORAFs by Nick Baalbergen,

Nick Writes:-

I have attached original photos from about the same time. Note that the two early photos of Manica Road circa 1910 were taken before the construction of the Standard Bank building, which is conspicuously absent in both images. The early photo looking west from the corner of Manica Road and First Street, shows the site on which the Standard Bank would be built - left behind the horse.

Photo 1 School
Beit Memorial Public School in Salisbury. Circa 1912

Photo 2 Manica Rd
Manica Road Corner First Street Looking West in Salisbury. Circa 1910.
Photo 3 Manica Rd
Manica Road Looking East in Salisbury. Post Office on Right. Circa 1910.

Photo 4 Opening of Museum
The Opening Of The Original Museum on Which Girls High Now Stands Today.

Photo 5 Standard Bank Bldg
The Standard Bank Building (completed in 1911) Circa 1912.


Thanks to Nick for sharing his memories with ORAFs.

Comments and correspondence to Eddy Norris on orafs11@gmail.com

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At 23 June 2011 at 09:19 , Blogger Kimchamp89 said...

Amazing photos from back then!!!

At 13 October 2016 at 10:30 , Blogger moochybee said...

Can we have more please


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