Interesting Historical Photo.....

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  1. observe

    observe CONTRIBUTOR AH Fanatic

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    I think that the full story behind this picture would be very interesting...
    Either India or Africa?

    Anyone with more info?

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    wtf , man I certainly would love to know this tale .
     
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    Must be a great story!
     
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    Interesting, hopefully someone can shed some light about this story.
     
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    The older trains were not that difficult to derail, they did not have the weight of current locomotives.

    small rails and light equipment were the norm in the 1890's, the picture does not provide enough info to see if it was narrow gauge tracks.

    Seeing as the elephant died from this incident, it was probably hit head on to have killed it.

    Or The elephant standing on the track would also have derailed the train and killed the elephant.

    really not much of a story.
     
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    thanks willem
    its a good story ,would be cool to now other memories of the incident .
     
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    neat old picture.
     

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