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Opening of the Busoga Railway, 1912

 Record Group — Album: 52
Identifier: 52

Scope and Contents

Octavo (21 x 15.5 cm.), containing 48 matte silver prints (each approximately 8 x 11 cm.); with captions.


  • 1912


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

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Historic Notes

The Busoga Railway was the official name for the line from Jinja to Namasagali. It was constructed in 1911-1912 at a cost of some £125,000. The photographer was evidently one of the Europeans in charge of construction of the line.


1 album (1 album, 24 p., 21 x 16 cm.) : Black half-morocco, cloth sides, red morocco label to spine, gilt.