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RE 100 — Bridge over Kabul River

A further view of the Pul-e Feringi-Bridge over the Kabul River, SE of the Sherpur cantonment, built by the 5th Company of Bengal Sappers and Miners.
Photographs RE 088 – RE 090 show the same bridge.
[Album:] Photo. No. 5. / Bridge over Kabul River. Looking up-stream, i.e., West. Bemaru hills on the right. [S&M List:] 2-36 Bridge over Kabul River.
  • Original:
    Chatham: Cabul Defences, Photo No. 5, “Green Album”, No. J1 6/256
  • Collection Cabul Defences, Plan No. 3: “Killa Ibrahim Khan.” and Plan No. 3 A: “Bridge over Cabul River at Fort Ibrahim Khan.”
  • Not in the albums of the usual RE Collections.
Image No.
RE 100
Royal Engineers Museum, Library and Archive 1878-1880 1878-1880
RE 100-115, Confidential Photographs/Plans
Albumen paper with gold toning, 195/275 mm, on brittle, brown paper with captions
good, background faded
Place, date
Kabul, January/February 1880
  • 0101. Kabul City
  • 2.126 Kabul and SE-Afghanistan
  • 4.364 Second A.-A. War (1878-1880)
  • 4.83 Military Installations, Buildings
  • Latitude / Longitude34.532025 / 69.202325
    Google Earth34°31'55" N / 69°12'09" E / 1790 m
    Survey of India MapSheet 38 (1917), Kabul: Kabul, 2B 26

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