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A Mule-drawn Tram in Yucatan The "Cenote Railway"

Magazine:
Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette 2008-09/10
Page:
54
Category:
Railroads
Description:
Thousands of miles of narrow gauge track was once built in Yucatan to support the production of henequen (fiber used for making rope). Nowadays it is used by the people to transport themselves between towns, still using mules pulling flatcars.