Port Elizabeth of Yore: The Explosives Jetty at the Creek

At the risk of overstatement, dynamite was characterised as being extremely volatile in prior centuries. Just like Johannesburg, where the explosives factory was established at Modderfontein which was originally located far outside the municipal boundaries, so it was in the rest of South Africa. 

Main picture: Explosives jetty at the mouth of the Papenkuils River

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