Larry Bucher has posted a bit of Asmara area trivia which includes some history of the Eritrean Railway and Ropeway.
I have put together a list of dates
important to the Railway and Ropeway. There are other dates which
are important to Eritrea which I left off.
Building of the Line
Photograph from The Eritrea Multimedia Exibit
Operating the Line
Photograph courtesy of Jerry Pry
Rebuilding the Line
Photograph from Eritrea. Land of hope and promise
by Patrick Horton