Railroad stories

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A very nicely designed coffee-table book (8 x 10,6 inches, hard cover, 312 pages, 480 photographs, 100 documents and postcards), presenting historical and contemporary photographs of the Djibouti-Addis Ababa railroad, its workers and engineers from the time of its construction until its current shutdown (see some sample pages).

The text is both in French and English.

It will be carefully packed and sent to you from France.

Price including shipping to USA (allow 10 business days): 40 USD.

More information, historical pictures and postcards on the blog AfricanTrain (in French).


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Sample pages


52-53 82-83 90-91 94-95 106-107 108-109 162-163 178-179210-211 276-277 304-305

You may also flip through the beginning of the book.