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April 3, 2017

20 Images Of Bombay From The 1800s On That Will Take You Back In Time

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VT (Victoria Terminus) now CST

There is a certain charm that comes in seeing a place you recognize so perfectly, in its heyday. These stunning images reinforce just that. Take a look, and you’ll see exactly what we mean.

Images and descriptions courtesy Behrooz K Y Avari  on Facebook.

1. Appolo Bunder without the Gateway. Currently, it is the location of the famed Gateway of India.

Appolo Bunder without the Gateway.

 

2. BB&CI (Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway) Steam Engine.

BB&CI (Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway) Steam Engine

3. Churchgate station, built in 1870, is named after the street leading out of this gate.

Churchgate station which built in 1870, is named after the street leading out of this gate.

4. Churchgate Station

churchgate station

5. Colaba Reclaimation fromWodehouse Bridge.

Colaba Reclaimation fromWodehouse Bridge..

6. A double-decker tram.

Double decker tram

7. Elphinstone College and David Sassoon Library at Kala Ghoda.

Elphinstone College and David Sassoon Library at Kala Ghoda

8. Flora Fountain with the Central Telegraph Office in the background.
Flora Fountain with the Central Telegraph Office in the background.

9. ‘Khada Parsi’.

Khada parsee

10. Old AC coach, being cooled by ice.

Old AC coach cooled by ice

11. Peak hour at Bombay Central.

Peak hour at Bombay Central. One can see atleast 6 persons in the main hall and ghostly traces of two more

12. Sailors Home c1900. Today, it is the Maharashtra State Police HQ.Sailors Home c1900

13. Scotch Church, Court-House, and entrance to the Dock-Yard.

.Scotch Church, Court-House, and entrance to the Dock-Yard..

14. A street in Bombay Fort c1860.
 Street in Bombay Fort c1860

15. The Majestic Hotel and Waterloo Mansions, Bombay. Currently, Amdar Nivas.The Majestic Hotel and Waterloo Mansions, Bombay.

16. A train reaches Churchgate Station from Colaba.

 Train Reaching at Churchgate Station from Colaba.

17. The very first trains, driven by bullocks, 1863.Very first trains driven by bullocks -1863

18. The view from Colaba Reclamation.

View from Colaba Reclamation.. see Rajabai Tower in the distance.Once upon a time, it was so close to the sea.

19. VT (Victoria Terminus), now CST.

VT (Victoria Terminus) now CST

20. Watsons Hotel

Watsons Hotel, now known as Esplanade Mansion stands tall but almost dilapidated at Kala Ghoda now.

 

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