Derailed rail lines, port Royal, 1907 Earthquake

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Title

Derailed rail lines, port Royal, 1907 Earthquake

Description

A man walking on a partially bent train line after the 1907 earthquake that devastated Kingston and Port Royal. Damaged buildings and debris can be seen in the background.

Subject

Port Royal (Kingston, Jamaica); Kingston (Jamaica); Buildings - Earthquake effects; Earthquakes - Jamaica; Railroads - Earthquake effects; Natural disasters - Jamaica

Date

1907

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0009642

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

“Derailed rail lines, port Royal, 1907 Earthquake
,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed August 17, 2022, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/8742.