Zanzibar & The Bububu Railway

The coming of the railways to East Africa had been forcast many years before the arrival of the first locomotive.


Tribal tales, handed down over generations, had told of an iron snake that would one day cross the land from the great inland lake to the ocean.
A companion 32 Page booklet describing the arrival of the first steam locomotive in Zanzibar in 1880, thirteen years before the Germans commenced their line on the mainland, and later how an American company built 7 miles of track on the island in 1904.
Price: US$ 6.00