Sempoku Railways were oparating as Toyoma Line between Semine Station in Kurihara and Toyoma Station in Tome 28km of distance, then Tsukidate Line between Semine Station and Tsukidate Station in Kurihara 12km long as light rails from 1921 until 1968 for 47 years.
It was running rhythmically in the rice field.
Semine Station, Sempoku railways start from here.
It was convenient to connect to Tokyo Ueno Station from here.
School girl just graduated, near Nishigo Station.
Sanuma Station in August 1964, 2 months before Tokyo Olympic Games.
They have tried to operate from Maiya to Shizugawa, but it was not authorized.
Switch Back system at Maiya Station, to go up the hill.
Former Toyoma Station, replaced by bus.
Traditional passenger cars.
Sometimes bus replaced train.
Unfortunately we can not see this train now, but you may watch movie at Tome City History Museum.
Only 30 min. drive from Shizugawa.
Autumn has come to Miyagi. This is the season of red, orange or yellow colors on the clear blue sky. Please do not miss the amazing autumnal tints of leaves in the mountains or in the gardens of Miyagi. I start from Minami Sanriku. Hikoro Village with beautiful garden of yellow and green in Iriya area.
Silk House under maple red tints.
Kurikomayama Volcano 1626m high in the blue sky.
Naruko Gorge, bridge between beautiful mixed colors mountains under the blue sky.
Entsuuin of Matsushima, yellow Illuminated.
Shiogama Shrine, red art.
Akiu Fall, dynamic fresh water.
Returning to Minami Sanriku, Kamiwarizaki Cape, we can see rare sunrise orange from the sprit rocks only twice a year in October and February.
Tatsuganesan Mountain, complete blue view of Minami Sanriku.
Please come to Minami Sanriku to feel the pure autumn.