People playing in Showa-park

This park is located in Akishima-city. You can see an steam locomotive displayed within the fence. The locomotive type "D51" was the most popular SL in Japan, more than one thousand cars of "D51" were manufactured mainly in World War II. On Sunday, many people lived near the park are playing on the ground. You can see some people playing "Gate ball", which is one of the popular sports for aged people, in the SE direction. Do not consider this park as "Showa memorial park", which is famous national park, which is located in the north of this park.

Copyright: Taro Tsubomura
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Taken: 06/03/2011
Uploaded: 10/03/2011
Updated: 08/03/2015


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