It's minus 25 degrees Farenheit (-32C) as a pair of QJ's cross the curved viaduct by the brickworks, on their climb to the sumit of the Jing Peng Pass.
Two pairs of QJ's meet at Jing Peng Station, with Jing Peng City glinting in the background. The arriving set will take water, then begin the climb to Jing Peng Pass, while the other pair heads w... (more)
With all the great QJ shots from Iowa, I thought I would reach back for one of my very first shots of a QJ, taken early on a freezing cold morning. 6996 is waiting at the summit of Jing Peng Pass... (more)
Mitch posted a shot of a QJ driver being worked on from the outside, John West posted a shot of a QJ driver being worked on from above, so here's one from the inside (the worker, that is)!
Here's something you probably won't see in Iowa!
I believe this car, which slipped past on River Drive as I took this picture, is older than the steam engines above it.
QJ doubleheaded freight pulls into the Iowa City yard.
6988 puts on a show for the fans at Sheffield on her way back west.
After a quick pause at the old Silvis shops complex, sacred ground to Rock Island faithful, the QJ/MILW 261 triple-header thunders into the afternoon sun.
The QJs haul a westbound manifest over the Cedar River Bridge at Moscow, Iowa.
QJs 6988 & 7081 hammer through Atalissa, Iowa with a westbound Iowa Interstate freight.
The two Chinese QJ 2-10-2's are literally rolling along at 35mph. The engines and tenders were bouncing all over the place, making quite a sight.
Steamin' along at 35mph en route to Bureau.
A twilight dinner cruise pulled by a pair of 2-10-2's swings onto the Government Bridge to cross the Mississippi River.