K36, 487 is pouring it on as it rolls past the Cresco tank.
With the fires above Durango that has shut down the Durango and Silverton. The Cumbres and Toltec is being watched closely and evaluated. On Thursday the Cumbres and Toltec ran a double header out... (more)
JS 8190 storms past JS 8167 as the latter waits to enter the loading area for another load of coal.
JS 8190 thunders through the big curve and up the last section of steep 2.5+% grade out of the opencast pit at Sandaoling.
JS 8190 steams out of the blue flood loader at the bottom of the opencast pit coal mine at Sandaoling.
JS 8225 storms uphill past the jumbled boulders halfway that mark the halfway point from Baerzhan to Kengkouzhan.
JS 8080 switches a long train of coal cars at Nanzhan (South Station) railway yard. Despite looking like a locomotive destined for the scrapyard, JS 8080 is actually in great operational shape, wi... (more)
JS 8225 storms uphill along the double track mine railway at Sandaoling.
JS 8167 hammers uphill through the sweeping curve, nicknamed Red Cliffs.
JS 8190 thunders past JS 8167 as it leads a loaded coal train out of the opencast pit coal mine.
JS 8167 thunders upgrade with a heavy coal train on the opencast pit line of Sandaoling Coal Mine Railway.
JS 8190 runs quickly through the straight stretch above Baerzhan. Trains often use this half-mile stretch of straight track to gather speed before hitting the 2.5+% grade ahead.
JS 8190 storms uphill with another heavy load of coal! The engine is just reaching the steepest part of the mainline, where the grade nearly reaches 3% for the last stretch out of the opencast pit... (more)