'Meccano' was the brainchild of Frank Hornby (1863-1936) who developed and patented in 1901, a metal model construction kit for boys called “Mechanics Made Easy”, which was the precursor of “Meccano”.
Experience the past coming alive. Victorian pub crawl, digger’s ball and can-can girls, ghosts tour and gold panning. Make use of the special rate offered by the Royal Hotel of R1000 for 2 nights for two persons sharing including breakfast. Contact Lella Smyth, Manager, The Royal Hotel at 013 768 1100. Contact Jan Minnaar at 083 279 5579. See you there. Hosted by Mpumalanga Heritage.
Braamfontein Spruit Trail, edited by James Clarke, sponsored by AECI Ltd, published 1981. This soft covered pamphlet and handbook was published more than 3 decades ago has now become an item of Johannesburg Africana . It is 52 pages in length but is a dual book with text in both English and Afrikaans.