Bamboo x rails

bamboo_rails_2

The metal doors on the sides of these railcars were once robust enough to hold the heavy cargo of rocks contained within. As the doors have gradually degraded, however, they have been replaced by sturdy mats of woven bamboo, some of which are held in place either by what remains behind of the old metal doors or by wooden stakes driven into hinges and holding bracing logs in place.

bamboo_rails_1

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s