A man from the track gang hammered nails in sheet steel angles although the train is approaching.
Young Train Spotters
Two little boys watching a train departing from Bago, a major station on the double tracked main line Yangon - Mandalay. Bago is the fourth largest city in M... (more)
Pyinmana is situated in central Burma (Myanmar), next to the new capital Naipyitaw. Until the early 2000s they served a sugar mill by cane trains from three directi... (more)
Burmese children and women are often adorned with Thanaka, a traditional decorative makeup. Thanaka is obtained from grinding the bark of thanakha trees, growing in this ... (more)
Around Zingyaik are several quarries, the largest of them operated by prisoners. The ladies and men who load the stons onto the wagons are freelancer, but their w... (more)
After long negotiations we were allowd to load some wagons of our charter freight train with stones from the quallries around Zingyaik. The leaf springs... (more)
"Alcohol is the Mother of all Evil"
... reads the board in the small locoshed of Mottama.
Meal is ready (2)!
Luberjacks parked their horse cart in the valley while they're cutting logs illegaly. 764 449 is steaming along. Although here are check posts, and illegal log... (more)
Meal is ready!
After the fireman grilled the crew's sausages the loco driver is checking them. He found them suitable - and a few minutes later they all disappeared into his and ... (more)
Grill Special Style
Cab's style grill sausages in the firebox of wood-fired Resita loco 764 449.
The fireman is praparing grilled sausages after a special recipe, steam loco style ...
Give us this day our daily derailment (2)
How to lift a passenger coach? As usual, a derailment will happen, somewhere and somehow. On the way back with a loaded train our passen... (more)
Give us this day our daily derailment (1)
As usual, a derailment will happen, somewhere and somehow. On the way back with a loaded train our passenger coach derailed for no visib... (more)
Into the Sun
Arrival at home! 764 421 and its crew arriving the terminus of the railway in tha last rays of the sun.
Several full loads of logs behind the locomotive making the train negotiating downhill slowly. Any mistake of the loco crew or the breakmen on the hand breaked, loa... (more)