Elias Burton Holmes (1870-1958)
American Photographer "of the World"
From his Grecian Journeys (1896 & 1897) speech in Congress
....the true Greek spirit survives not in the hearts of those who are Greek by birth, but in the hearts of all the world's great men of thought and action, men who are Greek by the divine right of mind. The real Greeks of to-day are the men who are doing the world's great work, governing our nations, building our cities, rearing our monuments, painting our pictures, writing our greatest poems and our greatest books. These are the true Greeks of the universe, animated by the true Greek spirit - the spirit that teaches men to think great thoughts and to create great things."
An engineering marvel started 120+ years ago (1890) and completed by the french company 'Batignolles' in 1906. It is one of the most breathtaking railway lines in Europe through the mountainous part of Central Greece. From [ 38°44′26.2″N 22°26′12.7″E ] to [ 38°48'17.1"N 22°24'21.8"E ].
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- Rails Through Heaven - Part : Bralos - Trachina [ driver's eye view ]