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The picture below shows the railway line and station hotel at De Aar.



De Aar was important as it sat on the junction of the railway lines from Cape Town and Port Elizabeth as they joined to form the line to Kimberley and Mafeking. It was one of three stations where stored were held in volume.
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De Aar junction

Source: ILN 11 November 1899
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De Aar, showing the railway to Kimberley, with Tafelberg in the distance, about 35 miles off

Source ILN 23 December 1899
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Black Watch and Berkshire Regiment entraining at De Aar for the front

Source: ILN 30 December 1899
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RE encampment south east of De Aar

Source: ILN 30 December 1900
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