Department of Railways,
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NORTHERN ANNAM. 15. Route. 165
is a large village, which before the completion of the railway used to be an important station town (called tram by the Annamese, a
J)lace where travellers took rest and changed coolies, etc.) on the ^oute Mandarine between HuA(c) and Tourane. Round about Thua-luu there are extensive timber forests, which are being exploited by means of modern methods. The cut-timber is brought out from the forests by new appliances to a large saw-mill, worked by electricity of 220 horse-power, generated by water power. The place where the mill stands commands an excellent view of the bay of Chu-moi.
Arrival. HuA(c) City is reached from Tourane in 4 to 4% hrs.a fare, $7.49 t n $3-75 (2nd cl.) ; two trains daily each way. One of these trains runs tr* present N. terminus, taking in on the way the town of Quang-
A . Between the station and the city, rikishas are always available ! carriages m the hotel will be in waiting, if notified beforehand.