First Brewery in Rhodesia
By Nick Baalbergen (Intaf)
|The Cameron Street Brewery built in 1899, demolished in 1960 s.|
The brewing of beer was amongst the earliest commercial / industrial activities established in the fledgling country. The Cameron Street Brewery was built in 1899, a mere nine years after the pioneers first arrived on the site of what was to become Salisbury. The first photo is of the original Cameron Street Brewery, shortly after it was built in 1899.
The partial panorama of Salisbury circa 1910, shows the location of the Cameron Street Brewery in the context of a rapidly developing town.
Thanks to Nick for sharing his photographs and information with ORAFs.
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