Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,480 pages of information and 245,913 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Jacob Daniel Du Toit

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Jacob Daniel Du Toit (1894- )

1922 B.Sc., Civil Engineer (especially Hydraulic), " Rus in Urbe," Long Street, Montagu, Cape Province, South Africa. b. 1894. Ed. Matriculated at Montagu High School; Diploma in Civil Engineering at South African College, Cape Town; B.Sc. in Civil Engineering at University of Cape Town. Junior Assistant to T. Stewart, M.Inst.C.E., Cape Town, for eighteen months from December 1, 1916; Junior Assistant to J. Powell, City Engineer, East London, for six months; then Engineer in charge of the Kruis Water Scheme, for an additional water supply for the village of Montagu, for 21 months. Now Resident Engineer, Leeuw-Gamka Irrigation Board, Fraserburg Road. Chief Works: Kruis Water Scheme for the augmentation of the water supply of Montagu. Pipe line, five miles in length; earthen dam, 10 million gallons capacity; cost of scheme, about 13,4poo. LeeuwGamka Irrigation Works for irrigating about 5,000 acres of land. About 24 miles of main canals and 7 miles distributing canals.

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