This is an original 1901 black and white halftone print of the most crooked railway in the world of the "smallest railroad in the world." Built by the English in the Himalayas, the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway or "Toy Train" still goes from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling in West Bengal, India. The gauge of the railroad is two feet and it runs about 57 miles with an ascent of 7000 feet.
This 110+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 3.5 inches; 11 x 9 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: locomotive, travel, terraced, mountains, bridge, caboose, steam engine