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Riding railroad hand cars near Ohiya

riding on the railroad

Riding railroad hand cars near Ohiya, Ceylon #IMG139

Government Railways. A scene in the Mountain District at an elevation of about 6,000 feet. A photograph of men in riding on the railroad in self propelled vehicles. Photograph originally taken by William Henry Jackson for the World Transportation Commission.

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Date: 1894
Photographer/Artist: Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942

Courtesy, L.Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library,
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602.

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1. Rodney - October 21, 2008

fantastic and thanks a lot for the images.

2. Asela Unantenne - Toronto Canada - April 20, 2010

What an exuberant pictures many thanks for preserving & publishing them for our future generations to see THE CEYLON in vintage era and beyond what a valuable memories.

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