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Opening of the Busoga Railway, 1912

 Record Group — Album: 52
Identifier: 52

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

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

Dates

  • 1912

Language of Materials

English

Access

To inquire about access to this collection, please contact the Herskovits Library at africana@northwestern.edu.

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.

Extent

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

Abstract

Album of original photographs recording the opening of the Busoga Railway. Unidentified photographer, 1912.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Repository

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