Photos of the Kabul steam locos and coaches in 1971

Two Henschel steam locomotives from the former Kabul - Darulaman railway in 1971 (Photo: Burkhard Puetz)

Burkhard Puetz was in Afghanistan in 1971. He took these photographs showing two of the 2′ 6″ gauge Henschel steam locomotives from the Kabul to Darulaman railway still in their shed, and also the remains of the carriages outside.

Remains of railway coach at Darulaman in 1971 (Photo: Burkhard Puetz)

Remains of railway coach at Darulaman, near Kabul, 1971 (Photo: Burkhard Puetz)

Child in the cab of one of the Kabul - Darulaman railway steam locomotives in 1971 (Photo: Burkhard Puetz)

(Photos © Burkhard Puetz)

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