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Odontotos" Rack Railway

1900/1930

Municipal Museum of the Kalavritan Holocaust

Municipal Museum of the Kalavritan Holocaust

Odontotos" Rack railway was constructed after the decision of the Prime Minister of Greece, Harilaos Trikoupis, in 18889. The line was designed by French engineers and built by Greek and italian labourers. It has a total length of 22,3 kilometers and its construction took five years. The first train to cover the fyll distance ran on March 10th of 1896. Since then this rail service has been a life time foe the development of the town of Kalavryta.

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  • Title: Odontotos" Rack Railway
  • Date Created: 1900/1930
  • Location Created: Kalavryta, Greece
  • Physical Dimensions: h 13.9, w 9 cm
  • Type: Photography
  • Rights: Municipal Museum of Kalavritan Holocaust
  • Collection: Pre-war Life

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