Many of the commemoration tickets are of the "Good-bye Steam Locomotive" type, and they make me lonely.
Here I have arranged my collection of platform tickets and commemoration tickets in order by the date of issue, from 1965 to 1996.
I find it " interesting" to compare the prices which are printed on these tickets.
Here I have arranged my collection of platform tickets and commemoration tickets in order by the date of issue, from 1965 to 1996. I find it " interesting" to compare the prices which are printed on these tickets.
This particular ticket, of the "The steam locomotive series" were put on the market respectively every month in 1969, from January to December, three of out of 12 of them.
The pictures of the four types of steam locomotive which played the major roles during the Meiji era (1867-1912) were printed on the tickets.
The steam locomotive types 5500, 8900, C53, and the type C55.
This ticket was to commemorate the electrification of the Kagoshima line between Kumamoto and Kagoshima.
The Mito line was opened on January 16, 1889. The local people are shown welcoming a train with big fireworks at the "Chinami" lakeside.
The C-type series (with 3 sets of driving wheels) is depicted on them.
The type 7100 (Benkei), The type 6700 (the first domestic steam locomotive), The type C62 (the biggest locomotive).
The Koumi line has been the major theater of operations for the type C56, the "horse of the highlands", for the full thirty-five years since its opening.
Takamori line has a picturesque scenery area where you can look down at Shirakawa's mountain torrent from the car window.
These platform tickets are 24 sheets from 10 yen (8 cents) in 1965 until 160 yen (1.30$) in 1996.
Miscellaneous tickets of 14 kinds : express tickets, limited express tickets, reserved seat tickets.
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