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Bank across Rawang Swamp, Selangor [circa 1892], 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 8/3

Scope and Contents

278 x 243 mm. A view looking along a cutting through dense forest, with excavations and banking along the path of the line. The Rawang Swamp, between Rawang and Serendah and extending 1/2 mile in breadth was the major obstacle to this 4.66 mile section of line which was opened for traffic a year behind schedule in 1893.


  • Creation: 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 bends and small tears.

Related Materials

For other views of this line see BAM 8/1 and BAM 8/2.




G R Lambert and Co (?)

Finding aid date

2002-05-27 13:35:02+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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