Rail fans and a typical Chinese locomotive. DF4 with this livery is called 'watermelon'.
The nearby location of the Chengde prison made this a contentious location for photography. Police controls and even arrests were quite frequent here. For this reason, we rapidly change location a... (more)
K7712 Express pass the railway bridge Luanhe
Two boys watch as an "Iron Dragon" crosses the Luanhe River.
It takes three JS class Mikados to bring 11 loaded gons up the Chengde bank.
JS class Mikado makes heavy work of its 12 loads up the 3.3% grade - at the rear, two other Mikados of SY class are shoving hard as well. 3 months later, steam was gone as the diesels took over t... (more)