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A stop during the trip to Khartoum.

Wilhelm von Geijer1901

Hallwyl Museum

Hallwyl Museum

DESERT TRAIN

On 31 January 1901, the von Hallwyls board the train in Wadi Halfa in Sudan to continue their journey to Khartoum. The journey takes them through the desert, on a railway the construction of which began in Wadi Halfa in the 1870s and reached Khartoum on 31 December 1899. In other words, it had existed for exactly one year when the von Hallwyls embarked on their journey.

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  • Title: A stop during the trip to Khartoum.
  • Creator: Wilhelm von Geijer
  • Date Created: 1901
  • Original Language: Swedish
  • Subject Keywords: Tourism, Egypt, Sudan, Wadi Halfa, Sweden
  • Original Source: Image number: DIG 8014
  • Rights: Public Domain

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