A confused local tries to work out what I am photographing. He kept looking beyond the train for something more interesting! 2-8-2, JS 8226 passes on it`s way to Gucheng.
JS 6216 and one of her sisters shoving a coal train
The construction of 14402 car factory in Ji'nan is CRRC from production to steam locomotive maintenance of a total of 14402 units, the construction of steam locomotive is a sign of CRRC factory in... (more)
China only steam locomotive is still running
Chinese Xinjiang Hami, three Ling coal mine, China only steam locomotive is still running
Steam on 3 levels at the huge opencast pit at Sandaoling. 3 JS 2-8-2 locos are seen in 2005.
JS 2-8-2 No 8223 takes on coal at Gucheng. The coal is loaded from tubs on the adjacent narrow gauge track.
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.
JS6218 slogs up the incline through Chengde town with a train for Chengde steelworks in 1998.
JS no 8223 is under repair at Gucheng in 2005.