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Sistema Ferrocarril Pte. Carlos Antonio López

Date of Submission: 05/10/1993
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Delegation Permanente du Paraguay aupres l'UNESCO
State, Province or Region:
Region Oriental, Departementos: Central, Paraguari, Guaira, Caazapa e Ytapua
Ref.: 506
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Description

El sistema fue inaugurado en 1861 e incluye ademas del tendido de vias de esa epoca, los talleres, maquinarias y accesorios que son accionados por la figura matriz de una caldera, sistemas de agua corriente por gravedad, los sistemas de comunicacion del siglo pasado - telefono a magneto y telegrafo, las locomotoras a vapor y bienes muebles e immuebles - estaciones y conjuntos arquitectonicos de algunos poblados ferrovia rios - y su trayecto constituye un recorrido por zonas de gran valor paisajistico.