Brief meeting between two traditional means of transport in rural China.
The orange DF4 #2495 is resting in the Changchun yard waiting for the next assignment.
An unidentified QJ steamer is shunting near the Changchun shed.
The DF4 number 1886 has been named "Zhu De". Zhu De was a Chinese military leader born in Sichuan in 1886.
Here are the two main means of transport that could be seen in China in 1995. The bycicle and the steam locomotive. Times have changed since! QJ 7103 is shunting at the Changchun shed.
JS #5290 await its next duty at the Tonghua shed. The shed has been built by the Japanese in the 1930's in the form of a part roundhouse. The area of Tonghua became one of the last in China to use... (more)
JS #5290 on the turntable of the Tonghua shed.
JS #5771 and #5290 are serviced at the Tonghua shed.
JS #5957 at the Tonghua shed.
JS #5771 at the Tonghua shed. Back in 1995, steam was still active at the Tonghua shed, but the end was relatively close. A few diesel locomotives were already present in the shed, ready to take o... (more)
DF4 #4076 is waiting for her next duty at the Sujiatun diesel shed. The heavy shunter DF5 #1159 can be seen in the back.
The very clean and kept in good condition QJ 6712 is running light through the Hangoutun station.
In spite of its central European appearance, the GJ was a Chinese product. Dalian Works designed the GongJian, or Construction Worker, class in 1957 and production started at Taiyuan in 1958. Taiy... (more)
Goods train passing Shidu tunnel. Beijing
China,ChangNiu Railway,A train passes the S track of the lake and integrates with the mountains and rivers.