Chicken’s Last Morning
The chicken are for sale (the cock as well) and will very likely end up in the stockpot by sunset. Their last morning was frosty, the air was dusty, but at least... (more)
Boiler repairs in the workshop of Fuxin.A small series from Fuxin in 2014. Fuxin is a coal mining area in north-eastern China. To the left you can see SY 1320, just uncoupled from it's ... (more)
In 2014 they still fully maintained their steam locomotives. Diesels arrived a couple of years ago, but again and again they told me steam is about 30 % cheaper to ope... (more)
It's freezing cold
... and the cat was sitting outside for 20 minutes, watching the photographer who watched the steam trains at the deep mine Wulong. Finally a train left the mine t... (more)
Not only on market days the station area at the terminus of the Nanpio mine railway, which also offered a passenger service, was crowded. The SY is running round the train and will soon head off e... (more)
A 2-8-2 SY is blowing down steam into a frosty day in January. The loco stands in front of the coal wahsery of Zhalai Nuoer, near Manzhouli. The blower is widely open becaue the loco will need to ... (more)
2-8-2 JS Locomotive, 8081, hauls coal from the open pit at SanDoaLing in the backdrop of the Tianshan Mountains. Xinjiang Province, Northwest China.
2-8-2 SY locomotives prepare for the new shift at the steam depot in Fuxin. North western Liaoning province, People's Republic of China.
A 2-8-2 SY locomotive with a rake of empty coal wagons prepares for the new shift. Seen at the depot in Fuxin, north western Liaoning province, People's Republic of China.
As the sun begins to dip below the horizon, an SY locomotive laden with underground mine waste slowly makes its way up the incline to dispose the waste on a mad made hill at Fuxin composed of mine... (more)
SY Locomotive, 1397, prepares for the night shift at the steam depot in Fuxin, north western Liaoning province, People's Republic of China.
Sunrise in Linghe viaduct