Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s “President’s Train” crosses the High Bridge at mile 471.23 south (east) of Tacoma, Colorado, on August 26, 2006. The 4-car special is powered by former ... (more)
Durango & Silverton’s former 3-foot gauge Rio Grande K-28 mikado No. 473 is gussied up in 1950s movie paint, complete with an old-fashion headlight and diamond stack, during the railroad’s annual ... (more)
2-8-2 steamlocomotive JS # 8173 is leaving the loading area (blue loader in the far distance) with a 13 hoppers train of about 700 ton out from the pit to the washery.
JS # 6224 belongs to the second built series of the "Jian She" ("construction") locomotives (# 6201 to 6558, built from 1981 to 1986 at Datong). They have a 53.94 in (1,37 mete... (more)
After new fuel was loaded, the JS # 8167 is shunting with her empty train to the other track to the blue loader.
Although there is a coal bunker with loading facility at Dongbolizhan railway station, the steamlocomotives of the Sandaoling open cast mine railroad are usually supplied with coal at the bottom o... (more)
A roaring Animas River drowns out Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s train No. 461, the first train of the day to Silverton, crawling along the cliffs high above the river on the High Lin... (more)
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s first Silverton train of the day (No. 461) works upgrade along the Animas River west (north) of milepost 478 at Cascade, Colorado, on September 1, 2006.
2-8-2 steamlocomotive JS # 8173 of the Sandaoling Coal Mine Railroad is passing Baerzhan station (also called station 82) with a 700 ton coal train.
2-8-2 steamlocomotive JS # 8173 of the Sandaoling Coal Mine Railroad is leaving the loading point (blue silo in the background) with another 700 ton train up to the washery.
Shortly after sunset, a 2-8-2 steam locomotive of the "JS" class is pulling another load of coal out of the open pit of Sandaoling, passing Baerzhan (or number 82) station.
2-8-2 steamlocomotive JS # 8225 is pushing an empty train from Dongbolizhan down to the open cast coal pit, near the crossing of Dongbolizhan, with a hand-painted crossing sign.
2-8-2 steamlocomotive JS # 8080 under full steam pressure in the workshop at Dongbolizhan.