Vaal Triangle History
1889 - 1902
Klip Power Station
1939 - 1945
The articles in this resources section were compiled and written by Norman Acton - last update 2008.
The industries in the Vaal Triangle owe their growth to the basic resources of coal and water. The building of the Victoria Falls and Transvaal Power Station in the early nineteenth century laid the foundation for the area to be the 'Powerhouse' of South Africa.
The growth is viewed from these three main sources: