However, as always happens, the majority of the people realised that law and order was a necessity and proper legal title to land was essential.
Today these fence poles are still around especially in the Free State South Africa
|Close-up of the Sand Stone and barbed wire fences|
|Ever so present in the Free State|
|The Sand stone post has a charm of it's own.|
Can you imagine the quarrying, cutting and planting of these huge blocks
|Barbed wire in our area|
|Barbed wire was used during the Anglo Boer War. |
The wire were mainly scored on farms and then utilized against the Boer Commando during the Boer War
|These block houses were erected over South Africa and Around the "forts" rolls of barbed wire were place making approach by any enemy very difficult.. The sketch in the middle is the Block House in Harrismith. These block houses were also referred to as forts.|
THE CASTLES OF SOUTH AFRICA
|De Oude Huize Yard's Gardens and Regenerated Barbed Wire|
|A Ostrich egg in a Barbed Wire nest. |
The Karoo is known for ostriches
Was this perhaps still part of the Karoo Farmer's British bought Barbed wire?