Kurt Bell

A life of courage, joy and independence.

Farm monorail swallowed by nature – Abandoned Japan

 

Farm monorails are certainly one of the most common bits of evidence of the old Japan farming lifestyle I find abandoned and decaying in the heavy mountain green. These devices were often installed near the road where the farmer could load his “putt putt” (my term) motorized cart with tools before riding the device up the mountain. This same simple conveyance would then be use to return down the mountain, possibly with loads of fruit and vegetables for market. Whenever I find such an abandoned system I have to wonder after the history and condition of the farm which is surely lost somewhere above.  In the video below I actually venture up to trace the path of once such monorail in order to discover the farm it once served.

 

Welcome to the Abandoned Japan channel. My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have taken some time to share a little of Japan with me. I’m available on Facebook and Google+ if you have questions or just want to chat and say hi. I can also be found at the JVLOG forum with other Japan-related content creators. All links are listed below. I look forward to meeting you on-line. Have a great day!

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