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Ballast train in cutting, looking back towards Kuala Lumpur [circa 1892], 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 8/1

Scope and Contents

283 x 215 mm. A view looking down on a deep cutting, with a ballast train being unloaded by Indian and Chinese labour. The photograph was probably taken on the Ulu Selangor extension between Kuala Lumpur and Kepong. This line, running north-west from Kuala Lumpur to connect it with the main mining areas, was started in 1890 and reached Rawing in 1892 and Kuala Kubu in 1894.


  • 1892


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Biographical / Historical

Photograph probably by G.R. Lambert and Co.

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some curling and fading in from edges.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 990.

Related Materials

For other views of the Ulu Selangor extension see BAM 8/2 and BAM 8/3.




G R Lambert and Co (?)

Finding aid date

2002-05-27 12:43:05+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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