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Mystery cars - Hofman X-8
Incedible Hoffman X-8 makes an appearance at Pebble Beach. POSTED IN HTTP://AUTOWEEK.COM  - AUGUST 20, 2012 Among the Packards, Ferraris, and Cobras on the lawn at the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours, there were some wonderful oddballs. One such car was the 1935...
Mystery cars - Hofman X-8
Mystery cars - Hofman X-8
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Henry Ford’s Incredible X-8 engine
Henry Ford’s X-8 engine Henry Ford had some world-changing ideas—and some other ideas that went nowhere at all. Here’s the story behind his strange but fascinating X-8 engine.   One notion that captured the imagination of Henry Ford throughout his life was ...
Henry Ford’s Incredible X-8 engine
Henry Ford’s Incredible X-8 engine
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Mystery cars: The Chrysler Plymouth XNR
This one-of-a-kind Chrysler Plymouth XNR was built in 1960 and is the only model in existence Outlandish: Its design was supposed to replicate jet aircraft and rockets, while its bright red bodywork includes an exaggerated tail fin and two side fins This fu...
Mystery cars: The Chrysler Plymouth XNR
Mystery cars: The Chrysler Plymouth XNR
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Sammy Marks Museum - The Survival of a Grand Century Old Estate
Article Author: Kathy Munro On September 24th 2015 our private party decided on a Heritage day treat. An excursion for four friends by car to the Sammy Marks House museum. Zwartkoppies Hall was the home of Sammy Marks and his English wife, Bertha (née Guttm...
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South Africa to come alive with the sights and sounds of 1930s Grand Prix Cars
In November 2018, South Africa will come alive to the sights and sounds of a grid full of 1930's Grand Prix cars for the first time in nearly 80 years.  The occasion is the South African Historic Grand Prix Festival which is being organised as a celebration...
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Forgotten fountain returns to the limelight
Reproduced from: The Heritage Portal Article Author: John Lincoln A fountain built by Italian POWs who were interred at the nearby Zonderwater POW camp around 1943 has been moved from its original position to a new site in the garden of the McHardy House Mu...
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The Early History of Irene Farm
Article Author: South African Panorama Irene is a wonderful village located less than twenty kilometres south of Pretoria. Visitors can feel the history around them whether staying at a local hotel, visiting the Smuts House Museum or touring the working far...
The Early History of Irene Farm
The Early History of Irene Farm
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Another revamp for Pretoria's Church Square
Pretoria's historic Church Square is set for a major revamp and will receive its second make-over in three years. Landscaping and renovation work officially began yesterday and is set to give the city centre a whole new and improved look. Church Square as i...
Another revamp for Pretoria's Church Square
Another revamp for Pretoria's Church Square
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Some information about the Eureka Cigarette Factory
The L te Groen building today I am sure a number of Pretoria residents have driven past this quaint little building among all the high rise buildings and wondered exactly what this perfectly restored building's significance is. It is called the Eureka Facto...
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Some ordinary and extraordinary events from Johannesburg in 1904
Reproduced from an article in The Heratage Portal by Article by James Ball A while back we spent a few hours paging through the 1904 Minutes of the Johannesburg Town Council (still a town at that stage). It was a remarkable experience travelling back in tim...
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