The pictures below are of Kimimachi Park just off Highway 7 near Futatsui - now part of Noshiro city. The weather at this time of year is about a month behind Tokyo and the sakura were about a day passed full bloom.
http://www.akitafan.com/en/sightseeing/detail.html?data_id=6 This is a sightseeing guide of the park - it's the first time I have seen this website. English information on Akita is very limited.
|Looking down to the river from Kimimachi Park|
|In the car park a tunnel that used to be used for the Ou train line.|
|The same tunnel, but with sufficient perspective to get |
a sense of how very small the trains must have been.