In failing light, the 'Super D' is surrounded by a halo of steam, provided by the loco behind (invisible) emptying its cylinders at the end of the day's work.
Hesston's German 0-8-0 leans into a curve near the shop with a two-car passenger train.
German 0-8-0 and New Mexico Lumber Company 3-truck Shay No. 7 switching passenger cars at Hesston.
German 0-8-0 and New Mexico Lumber Company 3-truck Shay No. 7 steaming up at the Hesston shop.
A chartered log train using SuiLeng's one remaining C2.
The road engine is almost at the summit but both it and the pusher are still working hard.
Pushers are added at LiXin for the short climb with loads to the summit.
The SuiLing forestry line is one of two remaining ng. logging lines known to exist in China. This winter (2006-7) will probably be the last season that either line operates. Both lines are diesel... (more)
Chartered steam on the normally diesel Suiling Forestry Railroad
Logging train early one very cold morning, yes, I know it's always cold in China in winter!
A Chinese class C2 locomotive on the Shibanxi coal railway, here seen on a globe steam railfan trip to Southern China in March 2006
KCS 1023 was bought by the city of Pittsburg from KCS in 1955 for $1. The engine has been on display at Schlanger Park ever since. Strange lettering on the side of the tender reads: "THIS WATER IS... (more)
Narrow gauge C-4 class 0-8-0 wheezes up Pinglin bank with a maximum load train on China's last steam logger. Final abandonment was just six weeks away.