Daily Archives: 19 May, 2012

Kolmanskop 1: The ghost town

In 1908 the German railroad inspector August Stauch asked his workers to keep an eye open for “shining stones”. A black worker, Zacharias Lewala, who had earlier worked on the Kimberley diamondfields, found a stone and brought it to Stauch. … Continue reading

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