Train lines damaged after earthquake, outside tank, Port Royal

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Title

Train lines damaged after earthquake, outside tank, Port Royal

Description

Men standing by a section of a railway in Port Royal that has been uprooted from the earth by the 1907 earthquake. in 1907. Fallen buildings and debris can also be seen in the background.

Subject

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

Date

1907

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0009660

Rights

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

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

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Citation

“Train lines damaged after earthquake, outside tank, Port Royal,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed September 30, 2022, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/8760.