The Middle East, in steam terms consists of photos in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Turkey. These are areas where steam lasted until the 1980's. Contrary to poplar opinion, this part of the world has amazing scenery through which steam trains once travelled.
Turkey is a country that is part Asia, part Europe, and it attached to the middle east by virtue of its borders with Syria and Lebanon. Very popular with rail fans from around the world, it was for a time relatively easy to travel in and take photos. It was a steam paradise with massive gorges, coast hugging lines, and a variety of attractive locomotives. Not to mention the spectacular countryside.
The line from Damascus to the Lebanese border was particularly scenic and particularly interesting to the military. Despite this, the photos were worth the effort.
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