WW1 Narrow gauge train lines in the great war, Trench Railways France & Belgium

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Great War light railway mules for power
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Construction crew building narrow gauge line.

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French soldiers guard a captured German narrow-gauge rail line in Brussels in 1916.
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With a Lilliputian steam engine providing the motive power, a work party of British Royal Engineers sets out to maintain the narrow-gauge tracks near Arras
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The beauty of French civil engineer Paul Decauville’s prefabricated 60 cm (soixante) track system was the ease with which two men could carry and place each section. (Chronicle/Alamy Stock Photo)
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French wounded brought by German prisoners along the Route de Douaumont. December 1916.
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A group of unidentified Australians about to embark on a ride in a D class wagon, which is being hauled by a 20 horse power Simplex narrow gauge tractor. awm-media/collection
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Many soliders during the First World War worked for service battalions, such as these engineers on a narrow gauge railway.
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