Pulling hard out of city of Jeng Peng. The exhausts these two steam engines twist in opposit coils, as they catch the last sun of the day.
We are looking over all the loads of coal (Anthrasite) all the way to the steam engines, waiting for the go ahead.
A very atmospheric shot on a very cold morning.
The Chinese still use cabooses, flagmen (this is a woman though) and Semaphores. Leaving the summit siding with an all caol drag.
The others in the group said, You won't get anything at the station. But in the last light of day these two engines dumped their steam cocks and gave it all they had to get up speed to make the pa... (more)
Our train has just finnished is climb to the summit. The West bound train is still climbing past our engine.
We are riding in a caboose behind two steam engines on an all coal train. The Ji-Tong like the Norfork & Westen burns what it hauls. In this case all Antrasite.