284 Route 49. BIELITZ.
to the W. to Nowosielce- Gniewosz, Zarszyn, Rymandw, and (193l/2 M.)
Iwonicz, with baths containing salt, iodine, and bromine. 198 M.
Krosno. At (202y2 M.) Jedlicze we cross the Jasiolka, and at
(212 M.) Jasio the Wisioka, and then enter the smiling Ropa Valley.
227*/2 M. Zagdrzany, junction for Gorlice (pop. 4500), with weaving
and other industries, situated on a hill on the Ropa, 3 M. to the
S.W. In the vicinity are large deposits of asphalt.
We ascend the Moszczanka and Wolska valleys to (234 M. )
Wola ILuzdnska, and then descend the valley of the Biata to
(241 M.) Slrdze (Rail. Restaurant), the junction for Tarnow (p. 279).
We follow the Biala to (243 M.) Grybow (1145 ft.), a prettily situ¬
ated little town, with large naphtha refineries. Crossing the Biala by
a lofty viaduct, we next wind round the Gdrki (1854 ft.), through
picturesque hill-scenery, to (249 M.) Plaszkdwa (1559 ft.), on the
watershed between the Biala and tbe Dunajec, descend to (255 M.)
Kamionka in the Krdlowa Valley, and cross the Kamienica to —
260 M. Neu-Sandec (Rail. Restaurant). The town (pop. 12,712),
2 M. off, lies in a plain, on the Dunajec, at the mouth of the Ka¬
mienica. Railway to Orld, Eperjes, and Kaschau, seep. 343; from
(4'/2 M.) Alt-Sandec to the baths of Szczawnica, see p. 343.
We cross the Dunajec, follow it to (268 M.) Marcinkowice, and
enter the valley of the Smolnik. Stations: Limanowa, Tymbark,
Mszana Dolna (where the Mszana is crossed). The line proceeds
through the Raba Valley to Rabka and (SOi'/o M.) Chabowka (Rail.
Restaurant), station for Neumarkt and Zakopane (pp. 279, 358).
Then N.W. to (308 M.) Jordandw, and through the picturesque
Skawa Valley to Osielec, (318 M.) Makdiv, and (323 M.) Sucha
(Rail. Restaurant), junction of the Cracow line.
To PodgOrze (Cracow), railway in 272 hrs., via Kaltcarya (junction for
Bielitz, see below) and Skawina (branch to Osuiecini, p. 274). From Pod-
gdrze-Bonarka junction-line to Cracow (p. 274).
We traverse pleasant wooded valleys to Lachoivice and (332'/2M.)
Hucisko, and descend into the Koszarawa Valley. Beyond Jelesnia
and Friedrichshiitte we cross the Sola. — 345 M. Saybusch-Zabiocie
(Rail. Restaurant). Saybusch, Pol. Zywiec (4700 inhab.), with an
interesting old castle, lies % M. off, at the influx of the Koszarawa
into the Sola. Near it are large factories and agricultural works
owned by Archduke Albert'. — To Sillein (p. 316), 55 M., railway
via Zwardon and Csdcsa in 5'/2 hrs.
We now run through the valley of the Biala, which here forms
the boundary between Galicia and Austrian Silesia, to (358 M.)
Bielitz (pop. 14,500), a manufacturing town on the Biala, with
extensive woollen industry, engine-factories, etc., and a handsome
chateau with a fine park. On the opposite bank of the Biala is Biala
(pop. 7620), another busy trading and industrial place.
At (365 M.) Dzieditz the line joins the Oderberg and Cracow
railway (p. 274).