|Early morning in Akabane|
|I wasn't the only one thinking it was early... fortunately I was|
going against the traffic.
|Kooriyama in Fukushima|
|The Shinkansen line in the background. Somewhere near Sendai|
|The trains get crowded around the major centres|
|The train to Nyuko onsen|
|Nyoko onsen - pretty, a lot of snow, but has seen better days.|
|glad I'm not doing the shovelling there..|
|Rikuu Tou sen scenery|
|Rikuu Tou line scenery.|
|Not much grave visiting can be done there...|
the graves are barely sticking out of the snow.
|Rikuu sai line between Shinjo and Sakata|
|Uetsu line from Sakata... not very many passengers.|