This image was taken on the 30th of May, 1896, when construction on the Uganda Railway began.
The project was started in British East Africa, and many of the workers were brought over from India. Several thousand chose to stay on in Africa after the work was done.
Despite its name, the railway was in in what is now Kenya, with Uganda being the destination.
This early 1900s postcard is of the Battle of Alamance, a pre-American Revolution battle that took place in North Carolina on the 16th of May, 1771.
The New South Wales Contingent for Sudan prepares to set sail from Sydney on the 3rd of March, 1885.
And volunteers for the NSW Infantry Contingent shortly before the departure.