Wreck resulting from a head-on collision on the Eastern Bengal Railways.

Original description: "We present herewith some reproductions of photographs of a wreck that occurred on the Eastern Bengal Railway, in India, on the night of August 3d last — a head-end collision. The pictures were taken by Romes Chandra Sen, of Calcutta, and sent us by Mr. Walter Lodian, whose picture is shown in the full-page illustration.The wreck pictures tell the whole story [and] show the kind of rolling stock and people of that far-away spot in Hindustan."

From "Locomotive engineering : a practical journal of railway motive power and rolling stock" (1892). Scan from the Internet Archive of Book Images.

Date: 2014-09-13
Owner: Gallery Administrator
Full size: 852x702