The east side of Jinpeng pass tends to be drier with whatver snow there is being blown away by the ever-blowing wind. Nonetheless, the cold crisp winter air yielded some wonderful steam vapor sho... (more)
The workers train has just departed west yard at Sandaoling on the 3rd of March 2014. Engine crews would change over at this location twice a day to work their 12 hour shift and service the engine... (more)
On the 3rd of March 2014, the snow capped Tian Shan mountains are a backdrop for a loaded coal train returning from the underground mine at Beiquan on the Sandaoling Coal Railway in north west Chi... (more)
At the time the last remaining passenger train on the Tiefa system is hauled by SY 1770. Buses have since replaced all passenger trains on this extensive network and the once 100% steam operated r... (more)
An SY engine drags a long rake of empty coal wagons into the township of Wujiu on the 9th of December 2012. The first steam photographer to visit this isolated location in the far north east of Ch... (more)
At sunset a loaded coal train drifts down towards the unloading point at Sandaoling Coal Mine in north west China. Date 4th March 2014.