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Mini steam engine train in China's Sichuan

2011-03-22 02:21:40 GMT2011-03-22 10:21:40(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Jiayang mini steam engine train carrying tourists and villagers runs in Qianwei County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 20, 2011.(Xinhua/Liu Zhongjun)

Jiayang mini steam engine train carrying tourists and villagers runs in Qianwei County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 20, 2011. (Xinhua/Liu Zhongjun)

Jiayang mini steam engine train carrying tourists and villagers runs in Qianwei County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 20, 2011.(Xinhua/Liu Zhongjun)

Tourists pose for photo with the Jiayang mini steam engine train in Qianwei County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 20, 2011. (Xinhua/Liu Zhongjun)

Jiayang mini steam engine train carrying tourists and villagers runs in Qianwei County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 20, 2011. (Xinhua/Liu Zhongjun)

Jiayang mini steam engine train carrying tourists and villagers runs in Qianwei County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 20, 2011. (Xinhua/Liu Zhongjun)

Built in 1958, Jiayang mini steam engine train with a narrow rail gauge, used to be a coal transportation. Later, added some passengers carriges, it became the major transportation for local villagers living in and around the mountainous Bagou town and Shixi town. As the steam trains disappear in the world, more and more tourists from home and abroad came here to visit the mini steam engine train.

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