First train in South America

Check out this piece on the steam train in Paraguay.  When I was in Peace Corps training in Aregua in 1991 I woke up to this working train arriving in town and taking on water.  Then in 2007 I took it from Asuncion to Aregua operating now as a tourist attraction.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/paraguay-revives-a-source-of-national-pride-with-the-reopening-of-it-steam-railway-train/2012/10/17/70f54920-18a2-11e2-a346-f24efc680b8d_story.html

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