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The future is here

Local Afghans load containers of cargo for coalition forces in Afghanistan at the port of Hairatan. This past year, the amount of goods coming into Afghanistan through the railroad ending at Hairatan has doubled. The rails start in Central Europe, and make their final trip here over the Freedom Bridge from Uzbekistan.



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This work, The future is here, by MSG Peter Mayes, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.17.2011

Date Posted:09.17.2011 08:28

Photo ID:458178

VIRIN:110917-A-#####-749

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:2.65 MB

Location:BALKH PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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