JS 8190 runs quickly through the straight stretch above Baerzhan. Trains often use this half-mile stretch of straight track to gather speed before hitting the 2.5+% grade ahead.
JS 8190 storms uphill with another heavy load of coal! The engine is just reaching the steepest part of the mainline, where the grade nearly reaches 3% for the last stretch out of the opencast pit... (more)
Nothing like ringing in the New Year with revenue steam! JS 6224 stroms up the beginnings of the 2.5% grade out of Baerzhan while JS8167 waits in the head shunt spur for it's turn to be loaded. Ou... (more)
JS 8167 storms out of Baerzhan Yard with a heavy coal train on the last day of 2017. Baerzhan is interlocking throat for the loading point on the Sandaoling system; here the double track mainline ... (more)
JS 6224 steams uphill out of the opencast pit coal mine at Sandaoling. JS 6224 holds the dubious honor of being one of the oldest steam locomotives in service in China in 2018, yet it was only bui... (more)
JS 8190 storms upgrade out of the wide curve and up the ramp to the unloading facility. Soon this train will unload and return downgrader for another 1500 tons of coal.
The privately owned Polson Logging Company No. 2 now calls Tillamook and the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad home. The OCSR operates over the west end of the former Southern Pacific Tillamook branch... (more)
1918 or 2018? Polson Logging Company's #2 Crossing the Stasek Slough just north of Tillamook Oregon. A photo charter over the Oregon Scenic Railroad, formerly the Port of Tillamook Bay RR.
Polson Logging Company's #2 at another rare location these days. Crossing the Nehalem River near Mohler. A photo charter over the Oregon Scenic Railroad, formerly the Port of Tillamook Bay R... (more)
Polson Logging Company's #2 at the Smith Lake "reflecting pond". A photo charter over the Oregon Scenic Railroad, formerly the Port of Tillamook Bay RR.
Railroad: Polson Logging CoLocomotive: Steam 2-8-2Location: Rockaway Beach, Oregon, USALocomotive #: #2Train ID: N/aPhoto Date: May 19, 2018
Polson Logging Company's #2 is back at what it was meant to do, hauling a logging train. A photo charter over the Oregon Scenic Railroad, formerly the Port of Tillamook Bay RR.
Engineer greets everyone as Soo #1003 hustles its train up the grade.
Soo #1003 has stopped in Brandon, WI for servicing.
At Wolsztyn they water down the ashes as they are dropped! Here dyspozytor (scheduler) Ireneusz "Irek" Tomiak does the honors.
Soo #1003 hustles its train to its destination at the yard in Horicon, WI.