Railroad Museum in Nairobi, Kenya Photos

To settle Kenya, the British embarked on a major railroad building project from the coast to Nairobi & beyond. The history & lore of this tradition is collected in a museum in the capital where visitors learn of dangers like lions leaping onto trains & dragging off workers building the line.

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Narrow-gauge locomotive restored for film "Out of Africa" in Railway Museum in Nairobi. Kenya.Locomotive collection in Railway Museum in Nairobi. Kenya.Heavy-duty British-built locomotives in Railway Museum in Nairobi. Kenya.Locomotive with insignia of East African Railway in Railway Museum in Nairobi. Kenya.
Narrow-gauge locomotive restored for film "Out of Africa" in Railway Museum in Nairobi. Kenya.Locomotive collection in Railway Museum in Nairobi. Kenya.Heavy-duty British-built locomotives in Railway Museum in Nairobi. Kenya.Locomotive with insignia of East African Railway in Railway Museum in Nairobi. Kenya.
Antique railway clock in Railway Museum in Nairobi. Kenya.Posters & communications equipment in Railway Museum in Nairobi. Kenya.

Antique railway clock in Railway Museum in Nairobi. Kenya.Posters & communications equipment in Railway Museum in Nairobi. Kenya.


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