2-8-2 steamlocomotive JS # 8167 is pulling another about 700 ton coal train up the grade from the pit to the washery.
The workshop in Dongbolizhan is probably the last one in the world where heavy maintenance and small or large repairs are carried out on standard gauge steam locomotives that are in regular servic... (more)
My great uncle, Robert F. McKee, Sr. worked for the Baldwin Locomotive Works as a design engineer on many steam locomotives for American Railroads. It is interesting to me that he also worked on ... (more)
3025 chugs north through Chester.
2-8-2 JS # 8167 is starting from the loading point in the open cast pit. The coal is blasted, then transported by lorries to a conveyer belt, and so reaching the blue loading silo. It takes about ... (more)
2-8-2 JS # 6224 is leaving the loading area with a coal train up to the washery, while track workers are seen in the foreground.
Switch keeper's hut and JS 8173 coming from the washery.
Refilling of lubricating oil at JS 8190. The oil was extremely viscous, probably due to the low temperature of approx. 7 degrees Fahrenheit (or minus 15 Celsius).
2-8-2 steamlocomotive JS # 8167 of the Sandaoling coal mine railroad is passing "station 82" with another load of coal for the washery.
Sunrise at 09.17 AM behind JS 8190 at Dongbolizhan station.
JS # 8225 storming up the estimated 1.2 to 1.5 % grade from the open cast pit to the washery at Sandaoling with a 13 car coal train.
Portrait of the chinese JS class 2-8-2 steamlocomotive # 8167 at Sandaoling. 1916 of this type were built in three series by different builders: JS # 5001 to 6135 from 1957 to 1965, # 6201 to 6558... (more)