Explosion at Begbies Foundry - Johannesburg Heritage Foundation - 2018

On 12 October 1899 the Boers Commandeered Begbie's Foundry for armaments production. On 24 April 1900 a massive explosion in the munitions store destroyed part of the foundry and houses nearby. Sabotage was suspected. Full production was resumed before the British occupation five weeks later.

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Begbie's Foundry Blue Plaque (Johannesburg Heritage Foundation)