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Sagua la Grande

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Sagua ja Grande - the abandoned roundhouse
The "April 9th Railway Workshop" of Sagua la Grande was founded in 1905. It belongs to the "Central Railway Company".

Champland, Nouchetdu38, * ઇઉ *, kiiti and 30 other people have particularly liked this photo

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 Herb Riddle
Herb Riddle club
Oh, what a scene, what a great pity. I don't know how free this place is for you to wander around and take photos but if it is truly abandoned then I think it should be made into a tourist attraction of such history and heritage. I know that many British people would pay to visit such places very happily. I cannot believe that they would simply abandon that blue engine!
Many thanks for sharing. A great series here Berny. A ⭐ for the series.

Keep safe, Herbert
6 weeks ago. Edited 6 weeks ago.
Berny club has replied to Herb Riddle club
It's an abandoned part of a huge wagon workshop, which is still partly in operation. Officially it's not accessable, but I asked the right guy friendly and he let us in. Thanks Herb - stay safe too!

On my journey through Cuba this year I visited several such places. Some totally abandoned and lost, some still in operation, some converted to a museum. Here's another abandoned roundhouse: www.ipernity.com/doc/berny/50155620 Another very interesting (more than this one) workshop will follow later. It's in Hershey (Camilo Cienfuegos), where they repair mainly old electrical railcars!
6 weeks ago. Edited 6 weeks ago.
Jean club
This is a wonderful series. I can see how you could wander round here for hours, days even.
6 weeks ago. Edited 6 weeks ago.
Berny club has replied to Jean club
Many thanks Jean, I agree, time was much too short!
6 weeks ago.
 Ulrich G
Ulrich G club
Cuba hat sich gelohnt!!!
Die Bilder sind alle sehenswert.
6 weeks ago.
Berny club has replied to Ulrich G club
Vielen Dank!
6 weeks ago.
J.Garcia club
Spectacular image of this place that contains so many stories to tell
Thank you so much for sharing this often inaccessible Cuban heritage, Berny
6 weeks ago.
Berny club has replied to J.Garcia club
Many thanks Judite!
6 weeks ago.
tiabunna club
Another great series, Berny. I could imagine how interesting it must be to wander around places such as this. I presume that the sheet iron from the roofs has been removed by hurricanes.
6 weeks ago.
Berny club has replied to tiabunna club
Exactly, I think it was hurrican Irma in 2017!
6 weeks ago.
 Weard Bültena
Weard Bültena club
fantastische Farben.
Klasse fotografiert.
6 weeks ago.
 José Manuel Polo
José Manuel Polo club
Testimonios importantes que se suman a una colección valiosa.
6 weeks ago.
 Fred Fouarge
Fred Fouarge club
6 weeks ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Beautiful composition; like the play of light and shadow here.
Enjoy your weekend.
6 weeks ago.
 Peter Chet
Peter Chet club
I do love roundhouses , this one is exceptional and so is your capture of it. I have seen a few in Australia but most have a guided tour to view it, or locked up so are inaccessible.
You must have been like a pig in "it" with so many of these buildings to choose from!!
Have a good week Berny
6 weeks ago.
Berny club has replied to Peter Chet club
Many thanks Peter! If you click on the keyword "roundhouse" you will find some others!
Have a great weekend!
6 weeks ago.
Champland club
J'adore. super cadrage
5 weeks ago.

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