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CEYLON POSTCARDS

Kadugannawa Pass. Ceylon.

Title: Kadugannawa Pass. Ceylon.
Publisher: Unknown
Printed Black, White and Red postcard with POST CARD divided back
Code: PC-CEYLON-0171 ~ Grade: A- ~ Price: 6.00 ~ SOLD
Card measures 138mm x 89mm

Notes: Hand written message on reverse reads
"This pass stands about 4 thousand feet above sea level & it is historical of a great battle fought between the English & the Singhalese knowing that the English were to pass by this way the Singhalese half cut hundreds of trees & when they were well under the trees they levelled one tree down which in turn brought down all the other trees crushing hundreds of the English - thereby having a very easy victory - In the background you will see a small station, a train & a few waggons. As soon as the train leaves this station it runs on the precarious edge of a rock for six miles or more. The engineer of this part of the track, a Scotchman, who laid his life for the cause was buried here. You can see the monument as well."

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