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Historical Rail Photos and Illustrations in "END OF THE LINE :  A History of Railways in Papua New Guinea"

by Bob Mckillop and Michael Pearson,
Port Moresby, PNG 1997

Photos below include: German Missionaries on animal drawn railcar - Locomotive (Polygon) - and Map of Rabaul Tramway
Alexhafen German Missionaries on Papua New Guinea animal drawn railcar circa 1884-1914
see also German New Guinea rail development article (1884-1914) Polygon Locomotive and crew on rail line in PNG
see also 19th century Austrailian territory - rail article
Rabaul Tram - map of line and local area
see excerpted chapters - Table of Contents - see excerpted chapters

This book was originally published in 1997 by the University of Papua New Guinea Press, and excerpts are published in Adobe Acrobat PDF format on this web site with permission from the authors

Table of contents
·  Introduction:  Railways and society
EOLintro.pdf 185 k. file - Page 1-6 of book - covers Railways and society:  Railways in history; Time and Discipline; Railways in PNG history
Chapters from book include
· 4 - Mandated Territory
EOLmandated.pdf 12 pages
· 5 - Turmoil of War
EOLWar.pdf 9 pages
· 6 - Postwar Reconstruction
EOLpostwar.pdf 9 pages
· 7 - Independence EOLIndep.pdf 9 pages
EOLECONOMY.pdf 9 pages
· 9 - A Future for Railways in PNG
EOLFuturer.pdf 7 pages
· Railway lists
RAILLST.pdf 10 pages (WARNING THIS IS A 660 Kb. file)
EOLBIBLIOG.pdf 8 pages

© 1997-2002 Bob Mckillop and Michael Pearon, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Originally published by University of Papua New Guinea Press, 1997

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