Taken by my son Jason. Waiting to board the SL Yamaguchi for it's run from JR Shin-Yamaguchi Station (Yamaguchi) to Tsuwano Station.
"Pacific" steamlocomotive C 57 1 of Japan Railways (West) was built in 1937 by Kawasaki as first of a series of 201 engines. The very successful locomotives were built from 1937 to 1947 and run ti... (more)
Short service stop for the "SL Yamaguchi" steam train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Tsuwano in Niho station, observed and photographed by many Japanese families and just a few "long noses" from Europe.