Daily Archives: November 18, 2012

Historic Nilgiri Mountain Railway(Link)

Built by the British in 1908 and operated by the then Madras Railway, the Nilgiri Mountain Railway was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. The railway operates from Mettupalayam in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore district to Ooty, the headquarters … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Among The Stately Trees:
Peat mining at Minden Bog in Michigan. Minden Bog is probably the last true raised bog left in the state, and more than half of it has been mined. This picture was taken…

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