Media Club South Africa top 10 photos of the week

Get a taste of what’s on offer when you register with Media Club South Africa, with our weekly photo essay featuring the best photography from the site’s free image library.

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Here are our top 10 photos of the week, featuring images from the Infrastructure section of the library.

ABOVE: The elegant Nelson Mandela Bridge connects the business centres of Braamfontein and Newtown, above the railway station shunting yards, in Johannesburg, Gauteng.

Photo: Chris Kirchhoff

  • Find this photo in the image library at Infrastructure 3. (Register and log in first.)

ABOVE: The Northern Cape roads stretch out ahead for as far as the eye can see. The landscape is often flat with patchy desert vegetation.

Photo: Graeme Williams

  • Find this photo at Infrastructure 19.

ABOVE: Cooling towers in the centre of the city of Bloemfontein, Free State.

Photo: Graeme Williams

  • Find this photo at Infrastructure 12.

LEFT: The Johannesburg skyline at night.

Photo: Chris Kirchhoff

  • Find this photo at Infrastructure 3.

ABOVE: Cape Town International Airport is being renovated and enlarged to deal with increasing volumes of passengers, with a view to the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

Photo: Rodger Bosch

  • Find this photo at Infrastructure 4.

ABOVE: The PetroSA gas-to- liquids refinery in Mossel Bay, Western Cape, the largest of its kind in the world. South Africa is a pioneer in the development of this technology. 

Photo: Rodger Bosch

  • Find this photo at Infrastructure 14.

ABOVE: Electricity pylons at sunset in the Western Cape.

Photo: Chris Kirchhoff

  • Find this photo at Infrastructure 14.

ABOVE: Early morning traffic on the highways of Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape.

Photo: Rodger Bosch

  • Find this photo at Infrastructure 8.

ABOVE: The Johannesburg Station shunting grounds in the city centre, with a billboard advertising a youth-oriented radio station.

Photo: Chris Kirchhoff

  • Find this photo at Infrastructure 8.

LEFT: Early morning winter mist across freight containers waiting to be unloaded at the rail depot in Alrode, Johannesburg, Gauteng.

Photo: Chris Kirchhoff

  • Find this photo at Infrastructure 3.

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