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narrow gauge

a railway track with a smaller distance between the lines than the standard gauge of 56½ inches
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The narrow-gauge rail line was built at the end of the 1800s to accommodate miners eager to get to the Klondike strike in the Yukon.
Photo: Rakish iron pilot cleared cattle from the tracks ahead of this 1880 narrow-gauge locomotive, Colorado's oldest
Royal Gorge Scenic Railway, a narrow-gauge Children's train in Canon City, is closing
The Contract Is To Develop A Concept Of Revitalization Narrow-Gauge Railway In The Area Of The City Of Koszalin And Municipality Manowo And Development Of Project-Estimate Documentation Fragments Of Land Development In Koszalin Light Rail Project Documentation With Specific Objects - In The Framework Of The Project Entitled.
5 miles of narrow-gauge track, steam locomotives fro the late 1800s take passengers daily through towering redwood forests.
12 narrow-gauge steam locomotive for the season-opening day of the Georgetown Loop Historic Mining & Railroad Park, Saturday, May 28.
Railway general manager Paul Lewin said: "The original WHR closed in 1937 and track gangs have been working non-stop since the go-ahead to reopen the steam narrow-gauge line in 1997, ensuring the project timetable is met and the forgotten railway link re-born.
A THE Glacier Express is arguably the slowest express in the world as the narrow-gauge train averages just over 20mph.
It's an unapologetic tourist attraction - with canoe rides, a carousel, a petting zoo and a narrow-gauge train - but it was spawned entirely for Hollywood make-believe, and that's the primary lure for most visitors.
The property sits on the beautiful banks of the Animas River, located just minutes from downtown shopping and the historic Durango & Silverton narrow-gauge railroad.
Specifically should be entrusted with long wheelbase in 2014 a narrow-gauge equipment rack.
The original pier, built in 1846 and designed by Frederick Foster, was rebuilt in 1872 after being damaged in a storm As it served steamers it had a narrow-gauge rail line along its length to carry luggage At the end of the 19th century a small pavilion was built at the end of the pier The part-stone, part-iron pier last underwent major improvements in 1987 To order your copy of this picture, please fill in the form on page 4