Floods in Namibia through the years. Theme for the DNA Exhibition in July/August 2011.
Detailed description:  Swakop river crossing, A deviation line was built. The deviation line was one and a quarter miles long, including a 600 feet trestle bridge. It was completed on 2 March 1934, during floods at Walvis Bay/Swakopmund, 2500 tons ex Walvis Bay and 250 tons ex Swakop were worked across before 4/3/34 on the right track. It was neccessary to uplift the stock to save it from being washed away
Remarks:  Various pictures selected for the DNA exhibition. Theme: Floods in Namibia
Date:  02 March 1934
Medium:  Image
Colour:  BW
File format:  Electronic image
Copyright holder:  NAN
Acknowledge:  NAN
Contributing institution:  Namibia University of Science and Technology
Custody:  NAN
Local keywords:  Flood damage, Railway bridges, Railway construction, Railway lines, Floods
Photo No:  Photo no. 539 and 1031 ex Accession A. 33
Comment on quality:  Low
Version:  17.5 x 12.5 print
Type:  Electronic image
Source:  Print
Date digitised:  July 2011
Collection name:  NAN Collection
Date added:  07-27-2011
Data capturer:  RM
Metadata entry tool:  ISIS
Digitisation specs:  JPEG for display. Archives TIFF image was scanned at 1200 dpi with Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner. 16 bit grey. 17.5x12.5 print
File name:  NAN_PRI_FLOODS_img_038125.jpg, NAN_PRI_FLOODS_img_038126.jpg