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Paranaguá to Curitiba Railway. Paraná Province: Alexandra Station, Kilometer 15
The Paranaguá to Curitiba line of the Paraná Railway in Brazil was constructed between 1880 and 1884. The work was divided into three parts: Paranaguá−Morretes, Morretes−Roça Nova, and Roça Nova−Curitiba. The construction team was headed by the engineer João Teixeira Soares. The construction marked a milestone in Brazilian engineering, as it involved crossing the coastal Serra do Mar. A British writer gave this description of the line in 1917: “The summit is reached at 3122 feet [952 meters] after a 40-km. rise…. The track of 1-metre gauge ...
Paranaguá to Curitiba Railway. Paraná Province: Morretes Station, Kilometer 40.900
The Paranaguá to Curitiba line of the Paraná Railway in Brazil was constructed between 1880 and 1884. The work was divided into three parts: Paranaguá−Morretes, Morretes−Roça Nova, and Roça Nova−Curitiba. The construction team was headed by the engineer João Teixeira Soares. The construction marked a milestone in Brazilian engineering, as it involved crossing the coastal Serra do Mar. A British writer gave this description of the line in 1917: “The summit is reached at 3122 feet [952 meters] after a 40-km. rise…. The track of 1-metre gauge ...
Paranaguá to Curitiba Railway. Paraná Province: Volta Grande Embankment, Kilometer 50
The Paranaguá to Curitiba line of the Paraná Railway in Brazil was constructed between 1880 and 1884. The work was divided into three parts: Paranaguá−Morretes, Morretes−Roça Nova, and Roça Nova−Curitiba. The construction team was headed by the engineer João Teixeira Soares. The construction marked a milestone in Brazilian engineering, as it involved crossing the coastal Serra do Mar. A British writer gave this description of the line in 1917: “The summit is reached at 3122 feet [952 meters] after a 40-km. rise…. The track of 1-metre gauge ...
Paraná Province. Sanga Funda Tunnel, Kilometer 53.607
The Paranaguá to Curitiba line of the Paraná Railway in Brazil was constructed between 1880 and 1884. The work was divided into three parts: Paranaguá−Morretes, Morretes−Roça Nova, and Roça Nova−Curitiba. The construction team was headed by the engineer João Teixeira Soares. The construction marked a milestone in Brazilian engineering, as it involved crossing the coastal Serra do Mar. A British writer gave this description of the line in 1917: “The summit is reached at 3122 feet [952 meters] after a 40-km. rise…. The track of 1-metre gauge ...
Paranaguá to Curitiba Railway. Paraná Province: Boa Vista Tunnel, Kilometer 58.299
The Paranaguá to Curitiba line of the Paraná Railway in Brazil was constructed between 1880 and 1884. The work was divided into three parts: Paranaguá−Morretes, Morretes−Roça Nova, and Roça Nova−Curitiba. The construction team was headed by the engineer João Teixeira Soares. The construction marked a milestone in Brazilian engineering, as it involved crossing the coastal Serra do Mar. A British writer gave this description of the line in 1917: “The summit is reached at 3122 feet [952 meters] after a 40-km. rise…. The track of 1-metre gauge ...
Paraná Railway
The Paranaguá to Curitiba line of the Paraná Railway in Brazil was constructed between 1880 and 1884. The work was divided into three parts: Paranaguá−Morretes, Morretes−Roça Nova, and Roça Nova−Curitiba. The construction team was headed by the engineer João Teixeira Soares. The construction marked a milestone in Brazilian engineering, as it involved crossing the coastal Serra do Mar. A British writer gave this description of the line in 1917: “The summit is reached at 3122 feet [952 meters] after a 40-km. rise…. The track of 1-metre gauge ...
Paranaguá to Curitiba Railway. Paraná Province: Tunnel, Kilometer 63.282, Exit
The Paranaguá to Curitiba line of the Paraná Railway in Brazil was constructed between 1880 and 1884. The work was divided into three parts: Paranaguá−Morretes, Morretes−Roça Nova, and Roça Nova−Curitiba. The construction team was headed by the engineer João Teixeira Soares. The construction marked a milestone in Brazilian engineering, as it involved crossing the coastal Serra do Mar. A British writer gave this description of the line in 1917: “The summit is reached at 3122 feet [952 meters] after a 40-km. rise…. The track of 1-metre gauge ...
Paranaguá to Curitiba Railway. Paraná Province: Rochedo Tunnel, Kilometer 60.614
The Paranaguá to Curitiba line of the Paraná Railway in Brazil was constructed between 1880 and 1884. The work was divided into three parts: Paranaguá−Morretes, Morretes−Roça Nova, and Roça Nova−Curitiba. The construction team was headed by the engineer João Teixeira Soares. The construction marked a milestone in Brazilian engineering, as it involved crossing the coastal Serra do Mar. A British writer gave this description of the line in 1917: “The summit is reached at 3122 feet [952 meters] after a 40-km. rise…. The track of 1-metre gauge ...
Paranaguá to Curitiba Railway. Paraná Province: Tunnel Number 1 of Pico do Diabo
The Paranaguá to Curitiba line of the Paraná Railway in Brazil was constructed between 1880 and 1884. The work was divided into three parts: Paranaguá−Morretes, Morretes−Roça Nova, and Roça Nova−Curitiba. The construction team was headed by the engineer João Teixeira Soares. The construction marked a milestone in Brazilian engineering, as it involved crossing the coastal Serra do Mar. A British writer gave this description of the line in 1917: “The summit is reached at 3122 feet [952 meters] after a 40-km. rise…. The track of 1-metre gauge ...
Construction of the Hejaz Railroad. Laying the Rails near Tabuk. 1906
This image is from Bilder aus Palästina, Nord-Arabien und dem Sinai (Images from Palestine, North Arabia, and the Sinai), an album of 105 photographs of scenes in the Middle East taken by German archeologist and orientalist Bernhard Moritz (1859–1939). The album includes views of Jerusalem, Mecca, Medina, Hejaz and Jiddah in Saudi Arabia, Petra in Jordan, and Mount Sinai in Egypt. Also shown are views of exteriors and interiors of temples, mosques, and archeological remains; street scenes in Mecca and Medina; small villages and views of the desert; and ...
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Al-ʻUlā Valley. One Kilometer South of the Station
This image is from Bilder aus Palästina, Nord-Arabien und dem Sinai (Images from Palestine, North Arabia, and the Sinai), an album of 105 photographs of scenes in the Middle East taken by German archeologist and orientalist Bernhard Moritz (1859–1939). The album includes views of Jerusalem, Mecca, Medina, Hejaz and Jiddah in Saudi Arabia, Petra in Jordan, and Mount Sinai in Egypt. Also shown are views of exteriors and interiors of temples, mosques, and archeological remains; street scenes in Mecca and Medina; small villages and views of the desert; and ...
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Medina. Freight Train Depots and Workshops
This image is from Bilder aus Palästina, Nord-Arabien und dem Sinai (Images from Palestine, North Arabia, and the Sinai), an album of 105 photographs of scenes in the Middle East taken by German archeologist and orientalist Bernhard Moritz (1859–1939). The album includes views of Jerusalem, Mecca, Medina, Hejaz and Jiddah in Saudi Arabia, Petra in Jordan, and Mount Sinai in Egypt. Also shown are views of exteriors and interiors of temples, mosques, and archeological remains; street scenes in Mecca and Medina; small villages and views of the desert; and ...
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Paranaguá to Curitiba Railway. Paraná Province: Tunnel Number 1 of Pico do Diabo, Kilometer 64.901, Exit
The Paranaguá to Curitiba line of the Paraná Railway in Brazil was constructed between 1880 and 1884. The work was divided into three parts: Paranaguá−Morretes, Morretes−Roça Nova, and Roça Nova−Curitiba. The construction team was headed by the engineer João Teixeira Soares. The construction marked a milestone in Brazilian engineering, as it involved crossing the coastal Serra do Mar. A British writer gave this description of the line in 1917: “The summit is reached at 3122 feet [952 meters] after a 40-km. rise…. The track of 1-metre gauge ...
A Railway Maintenance Car
This photograph is a group portrait, taken at the railway maintenance car on the occasion of the completion of the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) Railway. In the front row are the railway engineers; the third person on the right is Zhan Tianyou, the chief engineer in charge of construction of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou railroad line. Behind the engineers are the rail workers. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known ...
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A Railway Maintenance Car
This photograph is a group portrait taken at a railway maintenance car on the occasion of the completion of the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) Railway. Seen standing on the left are the railway engineers; on the right are the rail workers. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement ...
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The Starting Point of the Main Jing-Zhang Railway Line
This photograph shows the starting point of the main Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. On the left is a marker that reads, “Jing-Zhang Railway.” The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The photographs in the album were taken between 1905 and 1909 by the Tongsheng Photo Studio ...
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Guang'anmen Railway Station, Beijing
This photograph is not titled, but the inscription on the facade of the railway station reads, “Beijing Guang'anmen (also seen as Kuanganmen) Station.” The smaller Chinese characters along the right side read, “Summer of the Bingwu year (1906) of Guangxu reign,” and the characters on the left side read, “Written by Chen Zhaochang.” Chen (1867–1914) was designated by the Chinese government as the general manager for the General Railway Bureau and the Railway Engineering Bureau. Seen inside the station is an office, with a sign (written in Chinese ...
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Number 5 Overpass Bridge at the Xibianmen Gate
This photograph shows an overpass bridge along the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) Railway; this overpass was located at the Xibianmen Gate. Rail workers are seen on the bridge above the tracks. There were a number of these overpasses along the Jing-Zhang railway line. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without ...
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Overpass at Xibianmen Gate
This photograph shows rail workers who are approaching an overpass bridge (not visible in this image) along the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) Railway; this overpass was located at the Xibianmen Gate. There were a number of these overpasses along the Jing-Zhang railroad line. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without ...
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Fence Gate on the Railway Tracks at the Fuchengmen Gate
This photograph shows a typical track fence gate on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. This fence gate was located at the Fuchengmen Gate, one of the city gates of old Beijing. Visible on the left, next to the tracks, are buildings. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without ...
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Fence Gate on the Railway Tracks at the Xizhimen Gate
This photograph shows a typical track fence gate on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. This fence gate was located at the Xizhimen Gate, one of the city gates of old Beijing. Buildings are visible next to the tracks. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The ...
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Train Yard at the Xizhimen Gate
This photograph shows the train yard located at Xizhimen Gate, one of the city gates of old Beijing. Multiple rail tracks are shown here. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The photographs in the album were taken between 1905 and 1909 by the Tongsheng Photo Studio ...
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Train Yard at the Xizhimen Gate
This photograph shows the train yard located at Xizhimen Gate, one of the city gates of old Beijing. On the left stands a locomotive engine; the four letters on its body, “P.M.B.L.,” indicate that this is a foreign model with high horsepower. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by ...
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Train Yard at the Xizhimen Gate
This photograph shows the train yard located at Xizhimen Gate, one of the city gates of old Beijing. Multiple rail tracks are shown here. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The photographs in the album were taken between 1905 and 1909 by the Tongsheng Photo Studio ...
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Xizhimen Station
This photograph shows the Xizhimen Railway Station, located on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. The sign visible on the facade of the station reads, "Beijing Xizhimen Station Hsichihmen." Four guards and an official stand in front of the station. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement ...
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The Number 14 Jianting Bridge
This photograph shows an overpass bridge on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. The bridge was located at Jianting. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The photographs in the album were taken between 1905 and 1909 by the Tongsheng Photo Studio of Shanghai. The construction had ...
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Qinghe Station
This photograph has no title, but the sign on the facade of the station reads, “Qinghe Station Chingho.” The smaller Chinese characters along the two sides read: “Summer of the Bingwu year (1906) of Guangxu reign,” and “Inscription by Chen Zhaochang.” Chen (1867–1914) was designated by the Chinese government as the general manager for the General Railway Bureau and the Railway Engineering Bureau. Seen inside the station is an office, with a sign (written in Chinese and English) indicating that this is the telegraph department. The photograph is from ...
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Paranaguá to Curitiba Railway. Paraná Province: Trench, Kilometer 63.900
The Paranaguá to Curitiba line of the Paraná Railway in Brazil was constructed between 1880 and 1884. The work was divided into three parts: Paranaguá−Morretes, Morretes−Roça Nova, and Roça Nova−Curitiba. The construction team was headed by the engineer João Teixeira Soares. The construction marked a milestone in Brazilian engineering, as it involved crossing the coastal Serra do Mar. A British writer gave this description of the line in 1917: “The summit is reached at 3122 feet [952 meters] after a 40-km. rise…. The track of 1-metre gauge ...
Frontal View of the Number 15 Nanshahe River Bridge
This photograph shows a frontal view of a bridge over the Nanshahe River. The bridge was located on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. A railway maintenance car is on the bridge, filled with rail workers who are examining the tracks. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign ...
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Overview of the Number 15 Nanshahe River Bridge
This photograph shows a side view of a bridge over the Nanshahe River. The bridge, shown here in its entirety, was located on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The photographs in the album were taken between 1905 and 1909 ...
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Shahe Station
This photograph has no title, but it shows the Shahe Station, located on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. The sign on the station facade, written in Chinese and in transliteration, states the station name. The smaller Chinese characters appearing along the two sides of the sign read: “Summer of the Bingwu year (1906) of Guangxu reign,” and “Inscription by Chen Zhaochang.” Chen (1867–1914) was designated by the Chinese government as the general manager for the General Railway Bureau and the Railway Engineering Bureau. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang ...
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Side View of a Passing Train on the Number 16 Beishahe River Bridge
This photograph shows a side view of a train, used both for passengers and for freight, passing over the Beishahe River on a bridge located on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The photographs in the album were taken between ...
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Side View of the Number 16 Beishahe River Bridge
This photograph shows a side view of a bridge over the Beishahe River. The bridge, shown here in its entirety, was located on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. A rail worker, who is stripped down to the waist and holds a hammer, is seen standing on the bridge. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed ...
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Side View of the Number 20 Xindian Bridge
This photograph shows a side view of the Xindian Bridge, located on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. A man stands atop the bridge, under which is a dry riverbed. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The photographs in the album were taken between 1905 and ...
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Nankou Station
This photograph has no title, but it depicts the new Nankou Station, located on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. The sign on the facade of the station reads, “Nankou Station, Nankou.” The smaller Chinese characters read: “Summer of the Bingwu year (1906) of Guangxu reign,” and “Inscription by Chen Zhaochang.” Chen (1867–1914) was designated by the Chinese government as the general manager for the General Railway Bureau and the Railway Engineering Bureau. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an ...
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Nankou Engine House
This photograph shows the Nankou engine house (seen on the right here), located on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. Another building is on the left and standing in the center is a water tower. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The photographs in the album ...
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Nankou Manufacturing Works
This photograph shows the large-scale buildings of a manufacturing works in Nankou, situated along the tracks of the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) Railway. Behind the buildings are mountains. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The photographs in the album were taken between 1905 and 1909 by the ...
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Paranaguá to Curitiba Railway. Paraná Province: Tunnel Number 2 of Pico do Diabo, Kilometer 63.029
The Paranaguá to Curitiba line of the Paraná Railway in Brazil was constructed between 1880 and 1884. The work was divided into three parts: Paranaguá−Morretes, Morretes−Roça Nova, and Roça Nova−Curitiba. The construction team was headed by the engineer João Teixeira Soares. The construction marked a milestone in Brazilian engineering, as it involved crossing the coastal Serra do Mar. A British writer gave this description of the line in 1917: “The summit is reached at 3122 feet [952 meters] after a 40-km. rise…. The track of 1-metre gauge ...
Nankou Engineering Bureau
The title of this photograph indicates that this building houses the Nankou Engineering Bureau, located near the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line, but there are no signs visible on the door. Workers stand in front of the building. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The photographs ...
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Nankou Machinery Management Bureau
The title of this photograph indicates that this building houses the Nankou Machinery Management Bureau, located near the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line, but no signs are visible. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed, built, and financed by the Chinese, without foreign involvement. The photographs in the album were taken between 1905 and 1909 by ...
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Nankou Transport Machinery Company
The title of this photograph indicates that this building houses the Nankou Transport Machinery Company, located on the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. Standing in front of the building is a group of workers. At the front and center of the image is a tall structure used for loading and unloading freight. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad ...
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Nankou General Railway Materials Works
This photograph shows the buildings of the Nankou General Railway Materials Works, situated at the foot of a mountain and near the Jing-Zhang (or Beijing-Zhangjiakou) railroad line. The sign on the door of the main building is illegible. On the right, workers stand in front of piles of packages. The photograph is from Jing-Zhang lu gong cuo ying (Photographs of the Jing-Zhang Railway construction), an album issued in 1909 to mark the opening of the Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway (formerly known as the Imperial Peking-Kalgan Railway), the first railroad in China designed ...
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