Harry Redgen's experience in Burma 1914-1916, item 89

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and not sorry to go either. We had a Breakfast

about 7 o-clock & marched to the station about

10 o-clock leaving Myitkyina at 11-30. we of

course passed many interesting places which I

have already written down In this book &

arrived at Sagaing Shore about 8-30 on

Monday Morning. We at once crossed the

River on the ferry to Almapura Shore where we

had Breakfast on the River Bank & then

entrained again for Maymyo.

 

Monday Mar 1st 1915

 

Entrained for Maymyo about 10 o-clock

I may say that on this journey there is

one of the strangest Railways I have

ever seen, I run’s clean up a mountain

side in a Zig-Zag fashion & it is

practically impossible to describe it. when

you get to the top it is possible to see

for miles & the scenery is simply splendid

afar a most enjoyable ride we at last


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and not sorry to go either. We had a Breakfast

about 7 o-clock & marched to the station about

10 o-clock leaving Myitkyina at 11-30. we of

course passed many interesting places which I

have already written down In this book &

arrived at Sagaing Shore about 8-30 on

Monday Morning. We at once crossed the

River on the ferry to Almapura Shore where we

had Breakfast on the River Bank & then

entrained again for Maymyo.

 

Monday Mar 1st 1915

 

Entrained for Maymyo about 10 o-clock

I may say that on this journey there is

one of the strangest Railways I have

ever seen, I run’s clean up a mountain

side in a Zig-Zag fashion & it is

practically impossible to describe it. when

you get to the top it is possible to see

for miles & the scenery is simply splendid

afar a most enjoyable ride we at last



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  • December 6, 2016 14:45:40 Jake Warren

    and not sorry to go either. We had a Breakfast

    about 7 o-clock & marched to the station about

    10 o-clock leaving Myitkyina at 11-30. we of

    course passed many interesting places which I

    have already written down In this book &

    arrived at Sagaing Shore about 8-30 on

    Monday Morning. We at once crossed the

    River on the ferry to Almapura Shore where we

    had Breakfast on the River Bank & then

    entrained again for Maymyo.

     

    Monday Mar 1st 1915

     

    Entrained for Maymyo about 10 o-clock

    I may say that on this journey there is

    one of the strangest Railways I have

    ever seen, I run’s clean up a mountain

    side in a Zig-Zag fashion & it is

    practically impossible to describe it. when

    you get to the top it is possible to see

    for miles & the scenery is simply splendid

    afar a most enjoyable ride we at last


  • November 27, 2016 05:50:53 Sue Bryant

    and not sorry to go either. We had a Breakfast

    about 7 o-clock & marched to the station about

    10 o-clock leaving Myitkyina at 11-30. we of

    course passed many interesting places which I

    have already written down I this book &

    arrived at Sagaing Shore about 8-30 on

    Monday Morning. We at once crossed the

    River on the ferry to Almapura Shore where we

    had Breakfast on the River Bank & then

    entrained again for Maymyo.

     

    Monday Mar 1st 1915

     

    Entrained for Maymyo about 10 o-clock

    I may say that on this journey there is

    one of the strangest Railways I have

    ever seen, I run’s clean up a mountain

    side in a Zig-Zag fashion & it is

    practically impossible to describe it. when

    you get to the top it is possible to see

    for miles & the scenery is simply splendid

    afar a most enjoyable ride we at last



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    Myitkyina, Burma

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    Sagaing, Burma

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    Amarapura (Almapura), Burma

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    Burma

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  • Story location Burma
  • Document location Myitkyina, Burma
  • Additional document location Sagaing, Burma
  • Additional document location Amarapura (Almapura), Burma
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Contributor
Hilary Hallas
License
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