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Lindisch tunnel entry

Lindischtunneleingang

The photography shows workers during the construction of the Upper Lindisch Tunnel near Obervellach (Carinthia) which was part of the Tauernbahn, a north-south train route to Trieste. The operations began in 1901 and were finished by 1909. The building of the tunnel was part of the “New Transalpine Railway Project”. Its aim was to establish a connection between the port of Trieste and the more ind…