The beautiful Hohenzollernplatz station on the U3 line. Like a few other stations in Wilmersdorf (originally a suburb of Berlin, now a part of it) Hohenzollernplatz was designed to show the afflue... (more)
A bench full of passengers wait for a train on the S-Bahn platform of the Berlin Hauptbahnhof main train station.
Westbaan Linz - Wien (Sieberg - tunnel)
An IC SD40-3 shoves empty ore cars toward the outgoing yard at Two Harbors while the American Steamship Company 1000-footer American Century loads taconite iron ore pellets for Indiana Harbor.
Pingzhuang Mining Railway SY1441 struggles to pull 50 empty coal cars out of the mainline interchange at Pingzhuang Nan Zhan (Pingzhuang South Station). As it crosses the river, this train will sl... (more)
Sandaoling Mining Railway JS8225 storms up the last stretch of 2.5% grade before the summit at KengKouZhan. Soon this train will surmount the grade and coast downhill into the washery where it's l... (more)
In the pink light of a rising sun, JS8225 storms past JS8190 with the first coal train of the morning. These trains run like clockwork with a train around sunrise every morning throughout the wint... (more)
Eastbound IAIS local heads out of the Carbon Cliff Siding.
JS8225 steams out of the coal yard after unloading her train. Soon the massive 2-8-2 will return to the opencast pit mine for another load of coal.
JS8081 makes a dramatic departure from the unloading point after dumping her train of coal. Over half of the coal trains at Sandaoling are unloaded at this coal yard where the coal is trans-loaded... (more)
Sandaoling Mining Railway JS8225 looks more like an American mainline 2-8-2 than a Chinese mining engine, as the massive Mikado storms upgrade on the double track Sandaoling Mining Railway.
Sandaoling Mining Railway JS8190 thunders upgrade while another coal train lead by JS8167 backs down into the mine for another load of coal. Soon JS8167's will be loaded and she will follow in JS8... (more)
Sandaoling Mining Railway JS8197 storms uphill with a heavy coal train, one of many this locomotive will haul on this cold January day in 2016.
Double steam part 2! A steam crane is hauled upgrade by JS8081 after completing it's work for the day delivering heavy mining equipment to the mining area at the bottom of the opencast coal mine.
Sandaoling Mine Railway JS8167 thunders up the last stretch of the long climb out of the opencast pit coal mine. The snow cover TianShan (Heavenly) Mountains rise in the background.