The Soo 1003 charges south through Avalon, WI with engineer Ken Ristow at the throttle. It's headed for Chicago and points south as part of a fundraiser for Shriner's Children's Hospital and a spe... (more)
At the bottom of the opencast pit mine at Sandaoling, JS 6224 storms out of the flood loader with the second coal train of the day. This 13 car train will battle four miles of 2.5% grade before re... (more)
Steam train and a lot of conveyors in the afternoon sun
Myanmar Railways YD #967 is departing the Theinzeik station with a mixed train.
Empty coal train leaves the unloading point
High above the Animas river
The sun just made it above the horizon as two K36 passing Lava tank.
On silver rails ... We put all available freight wagons behind #487 and mid train helper #488 to form an authentic looking train and started well before sunrise out of Antonito to capture it in th... (more)
JS steam locomotive during the shift change at Dongbolizhan.
2-8-2 steamlocomotive JS (Jian She=construction) # 8167 with another load of coal on the 1.0 % grade out from the open cast mine of Sandaoling.
Myanmar Railways YD #967 is departing the Mokepalin station with a mixed train.
Left the car at the head, right the car at the rear of the empty coal train. The steam loc is always at the same place
Through the Baerzhan station in the open cast pit, the coaltrain with 2-8-2 JS # 8167 is accelerating for the steady 1.0 % grade up to the highest point of the line.
2-8-2 steamlocomotive JS # 8225 is pulling a 700 ton coal train out of the open cast pit of Sandaoling.
Full steam on the about 1.0 % grade with a 700 ton coal train out of the open cast mine of Sandaoling. Pulling is 2-8-2 JS # 8167, in the background is JS 8173 visible, waiting to go to the loadin... (more)