Jan 11, 2015

Afridi Tribesmen are Shown at Work in a Native Rifle Factory in Independent Tribal Territory in Kohat Pass India (Now in Pakistan) - 1935

Native Rifle Factory Kohat Pass India 1935

The native standing is operating a rifling machine for cutting the spiral rifling grooves in barrels. This interesting picture was taken byu Ernest B. Schoedsack who headedan expedition to northwestern Inda to secure authentic atmospheric scenes for Paramount's "Lives of a Bengal Lancer" movie".

Source: Ebay Seller tiqu