Drive wheel on the B&SV's Chinese 2-8-2
JS8419 at Pilcher's Overhead, just a few minutes out of Boone. The is the only Chinese JS (Jian She or "Construction" class) steam locomotive in the United States. It was built by Datong in 1988... (more)
JS8419, built by Datong (China) in 1988, rolls across the Des Moines River with a train headed back to Boone. The steel supports on the side of the bridge held the poles for the overhead wire of ... (more)
The crew checks over the locomotive before heading to the depot.
This Chinese manufactured locomotive heads to the depot to pull an afternoon excursion.