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The rickety platforms—"norries" to the locals—carry passengers and freight on wobbly rails left over from an abandoned transit system. (Russ Juskalian)

Catching the Bamboo Train

Rural Cambodians cobbled old tank parts and scrap lumber into an ingenious way to get around

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Russ Juskalian’s writing and photography have appeared in many publications. He is based in Brooklyn, New York.


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