Chumphon Station Postcard, circa 1926
ไปรษณียบัตรสถานีชุมพร ประมาณ ค.ศ.1926

The caption reads: Chumphon Station, with the Royal Railway Department staff dormitory on the left.

The message reads: Happy New Year 1926 to Sisawat. Be happy all 365 days. From your friend, Niratnan

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2 Responses to Chumphon Station Postcard, circa 1926
ไปรษณียบัตรสถานีชุมพร ประมาณ ค.ศ.1926

  1. Wiz says:

    This photo of Chumphon Station Yard taken by the photographer of Siamese State Railways (SSR) is now kept in the National Archives of Thailand … you’ll see the SSR rest-house near the station building.

    BTW, Siamese State Railways has been in used until 1921 though …

  2. Wiz says:

    Royal Railway Department staff dormitory on the left. => That’s SSR Rest-house for passengers when the train to U-Tapao (3 km North of Hat Yai) wat running only a day … Even after the overnight International express has been introduced on 2 Jan 1922, this SSR Rest-house has been in use for those who want to go to Chumporn as well as those who want to go to Ranong since Chumporn is a dropping point to Ranong. Sadly, this rest house has been closed after the WWII due to the devastating bombing of Chumporn station yard by Allied forces on 19 March 1945.

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