steam locomotive monument - uyuni (bolivia)


One of the many railroad monuments in Uyuni (Bolivia).­

Uyuni used to have the largest train yard in Bolivia, at the time where steam trains were a primary mode of transportation.­ Now the train lines in Bolivia are falling into disrepair and few trains still run (very slowly) on the old tracks.­ The Uyuni train yard is mostly abandoned, and Railroad Monuments like this one all around the city are reminders of its glorious railroad past.­

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Av Ferroviaria, Uyuni, Bolivia

Photos taken in Bolivia in February and March 2010.­

Related series:

- Uyuni Train Cemetery (Bolivia).

- Silver Mine - Potosí (Bolivia).

- Argentina.

- Chile.

Photos of stream engines.­

Not just train engines, but also tractors, tricycles and others.­

Related series:

- Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Steam Trains

- Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Steam Trains (B&W)

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