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Y303A/10 No.2 Tunnel, Kandy side, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y303A/10

Scope and Contents

170 x 100 mm. View looking along the line towards the entrance to No. 2 Tunnel (40 yards), with a locomotive and a freight wagon crowded with labourers in the foreground, ‘Messrs.Slinn's views of the Tunnels on this the lower section of the incline taken from above and below are very faithful and very effective. No. 1 showing the face of the scarped rock above and the handsome masonry lining of the entrance with the engine just curving in, forms a very pretty picture. No. 2 in its ruggedness, is still more striking, a magnifying glass bringing out the features of the rock in wonderful minuteness, while what seems to be a mass of rock projecting into the Tunnel turns out to be the reflection of light from the opposite end. No. 3 [Y303A/16], with the Railway curving in the foreground and losing itself in what is really a formidable mass of densely wooded hill is a capital picture’, (p. 8).


  • Creation: 1867


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Finding aid date

2015-09-08 11:43:32+00:00

Includes index.

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