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The little train's whistle signals the beginning of an unforgettable trip.
The ascent on the beautiful stopes of Mt. Pelion
has began.his historical little train ,that used to operate the whole route between Volos - Milies ,is literally line running on the construction of which began in 1892, in 1892. In 1896 the first part of the line ,namely until Ano Lehonia had been delivered.
The rest part until Milies would have to wait until 1903.


The chief engineer of the project was EVARISTO DE CHIRICO father to the well known painter and sculptor GIORGIO DE CHIRICO ,who was born to Volos.

The train would inspire him later and take its place in many of his creations .

The little train of Pelion crosses the mythical routes of the Centaurs and the Dodecatheon as ,according to the Ancient Greek Mythology ,Pelion was the summer habitat of the twelve Gods of Olympus.

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  • Copyright: Costantino Topas (COSTANTINO) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 11854 W: 23 N: 18885] (117940)
  • Genre: Plaatsen
  • Medium: Kleur
  • Date Taken: 2016-05-29
  • Categories: Vervoer
  • Belichting: f/0.2, 1/74 Seconden
  • Fotoversie: Originele versie
  • Date Submitted: 2016-10-01 2:29
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