JS 8077 storms out of the Opencast Pit at Sandaoling with a heavy loaded coal train. JS 8077 is a special locomotive on the Sandaoling Railway as it has been recognized by the local Communist Part... (more)
On a cold winters day in Diaobingshan, a Chinese family plays on the ice of a small pond, with homemade sleds (made out of recycled metal and wood). Meanwhile, SY 1772 leads the afternoon passenge... (more)
JS 8225 steams through the Big Curve and up the last stretch of grade at the Opencast Pit Mine in Sandaoling.
Early in the morning of January 20th, JS 8225 thunders up the last 100 meters of 2%+ grade out of the Opencast Pit and into the junction at Kuang Kou Zhan. Kuang Kou Zhan means Mine Entrance Stati... (more)
This is how trains used to be formed in times gone by.
The parcels would be carried on wagons in front of coaches carrying passengers
Wolsztyn in Poland is famous for being the last place in Europe where you can ride steam locomotives on passenger trains in revenue earning service. Pacific Pm 36-2 'Piękna Helena' is seen ta... (more)
Twizell stands in Marley Hill shed stripped down ready for overhaul
Valley Railroad locomotive 40 Leads the last North Pole Express train of the night north over the Chester Creek bridge.
The Challenger has just rolled thru Point Of Rocks at every bit of track speed. This must have just been a very small, fast dot on the dispatcher's screen.
While most loaded trains at the Sandaoling Coal Railway, make it up the tough 2%+ grade with only minor wheelslip, JS #8173 had alot tougher time on January 21st. This train was severely overloade... (more)
In the golden light at the end of a fantastic day at Sandaoling, JS #8077 storms through the Big Curve with a loaded coal train.
For sure these "facilities" have not seen any visitor since a very long time!
Double headed train on the main line Shanghai - Peking