Abdul Hussain, son of the business tycoon, Sir Adamjee Peerbhoy of Mumbai, has started the construction of Matheran railway in 1904 and the two feet gauge line finally opened to traffic in 1907.
The railway is 12-1/2 miles long and has a gauge of only two feet.Speed is limited to 12 miles per hour only.
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amol (952) 2005-08-04 6:46
Welcome to TrekEarth...
a beautiful composition... the way you have framed it makes it special... though its a bit dull... I have worked on it and posted to workshop... hope you like it...
btw where exactly in Maharshtra is this???
for future posts, try to take full adavantage of TE limits of 200K size and 800 pixels length... and always put an informative note related to the photo.
rhizomes (15343) 2005-09-16 13:10
What a nice colored railway ! The red ground is impressive, playing with the green of the vegetation.
The eye is well guided to the center of the image !
I like it !
- Copyright: Sandip Bharvirkar (bharvirkar) (137)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2004-03-06
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: FinePix S5000
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/74 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2005-08-04 3:39