Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Japan - Kyoto - Umekoji Steam Engine Museum
Umekoji Steam Engine Museum - Constructed in the memory of the centenial of Japanese railroad. Seventeen steam engines are shown here.
Sent by Hiroshi from Japan.
This is from Wilipedia : Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum (梅小路蒸気機関車館, Umekōji Jōkikikansha-kan?) is a railway museum located in Shimogyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan. Opened in 1972, the former locomotive depot preserves 19 steam locomotives.
The museum is owned by West Japan Railway Company (JR West) and is operated by Transportation Culture Promotion Foundation.