Wednesday, April 14, 2010

100 year old Photos #6 - Sri Lanka

Mystery solved. These photos were taken in Sri Lanka - c1910-1920.

I was lucky enough to discover this whilst on a holiday in Sri Lanka. This holiday was only made possible by Dilmah tea, when I won a competition. You can see the details of the trip here.
Sri Lanka, Dilmah and the Lucky Winners

The Kadugannawa Road Arch c1910-1920

The Kadugannawa Road Arch 24th November 2013

A very old elephant - possibly 75 years old. Apparently they don't grow to this often now.

Sri Lankan People, Group shot.


  1. If the photo of the rack railway is in India, it is likely to be the Nilgiri Express which runs from Mettupalayam to the hill station Ootacamund, or Ooty. There is only one rack railway in India now, and I don't think there were any more in the past. I have looked at some photos on the net, but I can't find one that resembles the scene.

    1. Hey Andrew, Check this out!

      Found the location of the rock arch!