Tuesday, 26 July 2011

. . . travelling on . . .


to 'Alexandria ~ The New Station.'  Another unused/undated postcard, probably 1930s.

The railways in Egypt began operating in 1854, and seem to have been constructed (to a degree) according to the 'objectives' of the British.
You can read more about the history here on wiki  and here.

2 comments:

  1. Love your blog. You have a sweet collection.

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  2. Beautiful station. It's too bad you can't take the train to the library to read the scrolls.

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