The Last Train to Katwa An Autobiographical Photo Feature Photography

Stock Stock Images By Ahmed Keizer

“The last train to Katwa” is an autobiographical photo feature narrating the chronicle of the present, almost on the verge of extinction, Katwa-Bolgona “Narrow Gauge” railway, the last of such railway in the plains of Bardhaman district(earlier known as Burdwan) of West Bengal, India. December 1, 1915, set the steam engines chugging and the wheels of the carriage rolling through a journey of 53 km from Katwa to Burdwan. McLeoyd & Company of the then British rule laid the 762 mm (30 inch) track



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First Published: 20141201

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Caption List:

1. Shining narrow gauge rail tracks in darkness. Glittering narrow gauge rail tracks in darkness, India.

2. Old lady crossing narrow gauge tracks. An elderly lady crossing the narrow gauge tracks, India.

3. Old cataract affected man with goggles. An intended grainy image of an old cataract affected man with goggles signifying the hazy and blurry vision associated with old age

4. Rusted rails tracks of a narrow gauge railway, India. Rusted narrow gauge rails tracks and a blue diesel locomotive visible in backdrop o autumn clouds

5. Old toothless man with open mouth. An elderly toothless man with his mouth wide open

6. Narrow gauge rail station in India at dawn. A forlorn narrow gauge rail station at the break of the day

7. Boys hanging out of footboard of a narrow gauge train on the run. Boys hanging out of foot board of a narrow gauge train on the run

8. Old couple on narrow gauge rail track. Old couple sitting on narrow gauge rail track with a young goat as if the railway line is an extension of their courtyard

9. Puffed rice seller. A puffed rice seller vending his food items

10. A broad gauge railway engine and a narrow gauge train. A broad gauge railway engine in foreground and a narrow gauge train in the background

11. Rural ladies looking out of the window of a narrow gauge carriage . Two rural ladies looking out of the window of a narrow gauge carriage

12. Abandoned waiting room, ticket counter and a narrow gauge train. Abandoned waiting room, ticket counter and a narrow gauge train

13. Bifurcation of narrow gauge railway tracks. Bifurcation of narrow gauge railway tracks in two directions

14. Abandoned steam locomotive with barrel shaped boiler, narrow gauge. Abandoned steam locomotive with barrel shaped boiler, narrow gauge

15. Maintenance yard for narrow gauge railway trains. Maintenance yard for narrow gauge railway trains

16. Two young ladies helping an aged lady to alight train . Two young ladies helping an aged lady to alight the carriage of a narrow gauge train

17. Narrow gauge train passing through a curve. Narrow gauge train lit up by last golden rays of sun passes through a bent

18. Narrow gauge train in motion. A narrow gauge train in motion

19. old man, aged banyan tree and a narrow gauge train. An old man walks with a stick, aged banyan tree and a narrow gauge train

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