A few minutes before sunset
Waiting until passing the loaded coal train
In the workshop
The steam train on the right sight waits until the left one has passed
Diesel loc with empty coal cars near the coal mine
Hard work: loaded coal train runs slowly uphill in the morning sun
Coal mine working: The trains unload the coal of the mine at this point. From here the trucks transport the coal
Beautiful silhouette in the evening with coal mine steam loc
Heavy work with this coal train and it sounds great!
Sunset in Sandaoling
"Jordan spreader" in action
Sandaoling has a large fleet of JS locos and just a few SYs. Here SY 1593 deals with cranes.
A JS class 2-8-2 is separated from it`s tender as it undergoes an overhaul at Sandaoling in 2005.
Semaphore signals! The conductor will operate the semaphore signal on the roof of his caboose to tell the loco crew "all clear" when propelling the train. Here a JS positions it`s train ... (more)
Back in 2005, 5 JS 2-8-2 locos are visible, working at the open cast coal mine at Sandaoling.