This image is from the MyPE Editor’s Flickr Account – offering some topical daily images from a phone smarter than Alan, occasional images from a DSLR and scanned images of Port Elizabeth as he wanders around the Bay pretending to know a lot and sometimes succeeding in making a complete hash of it!
Cobb’s Stage Coach
Image by awstraton
Cobb’s Stage Coach stops to change horses and pick up passengers on its long journey from Port Elizabeth to Kimberley.
It was considered to have been a quick journey from Bloemfontein to Port Elizabeth when Cobb’s Coach completed the journey in 9 days.
A single journey fare was 4 Pounds 10 Shillings and return was 8 Pounds 10 Shillings. Each passenger was allowed 10 pounds of luggage. Letters were charged at 6d and newspapers at a a penny each.
This image is randomly selected from an ever growing repository of publicly available images taken in and around Port Elizabeth.
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