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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Innsbruck to Verona                  446

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 curvings of the rapid Eisack through frequent tunnels.   Along time before reaching station Gossensass we have a fine view of the town and railroad far below us scarcely a stones throw from us, but before reaching it we traverse a long tunnel the “Aster tunnel” through the Eisackthal, the mountain towering above our passage nearly a half mile high-

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 At 1145 Sterzing a small town formerly an important mining place- where the valley is much wider, but soon grows narrow again, where the old castle-ruins become more numerous upon the bordering highths [sic] And in the narrowest part of the defile we pass close to the strong Austrian fortress called “Franzenfeste” which guards the Brenner route to Italy, and they are being strengthened.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Our children amuse themselves watching for tunnels and watching the second hands of their watches to know the time required to pass them

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 The day is clear, bright, and cold, the unobstructed rays of the Sun playing upon the clean white snow upon the mountains beside us with dazzling brilliancy- and we busily scrub away at the frost-covered glass that freezes our breaths.

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 At one oclock we reach Brixen, the largest town since Innsbruck, where during a half hour’s delay we partake of

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 [-Brixen-]

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