Not often photographed was the prairie-like scenery at the western end of the JiTong Railway. A single 2-10-2 was enough for the light grades on this section.
Two QJ's backlit against the snowy terrain of Jingpeng Pass.
Eastbound freight heads through the rugged landscape of Inner Mongolia.
4:38 pm found the full moon already in the sky while the setting sun lit this pair of QJ's and the surrounding countryside. I just happened to be there, right place, right time, long lens on came... (more)
With the thermometer hovering near zero and the sun just over the horizon, a single QJ steams out of the dawn towards Lindong. Only the photographer, his guide and driver witnessed this specatacl... (more)
After servicing for water a westbound freight heads to Jingpeng Pass.
Lots of snow at the top of the pass.
Coal loading at dawn.
Heading up the pass with every siding loaded with a westbound waiting for us.
Eastbound passenger train heads to Chabuga with a single QJ.
Water servicing of westbound freight in late evening.