High hood SD 40-2 3290 leads a heavy coal train out of Speers Ferry, Virginia. Three additional radio controlled six axle units are cut in mid-train.
Three six axle units on the headend, three more mid train with the caboose bringing up the rear.
Three radio controlled units push hard mid train.
An American built KD7 pulls a rake of empty passenger stock.
Another view of KD7 2-8-0s 581 taking a mainline siding in Shanghai. These locos could be thought of as beefed up US Army Transportaion Corps S-160s but in reality were a separate design. Similar... (more)
The Chinese KD7 2-8-0s were built in the US as post war relief. A total of 160 were sent to China in 1946-47 with the order split between Baldwin, Lima and Alco. The engines were much liked by the... (more)
A C-36-7 from the original batch ordered from GE by China Rail with standard cab pulls a freight into Shanghai.
Two China Rail workers unload blocks of frozen fish from conventional boxcars. With daytime highs in the mid-teens---no refrigeration needed!
The addition of a pilot, taller stack and larger cab creates a totally new look for the US Army veteran. This USATC S160 still found work in 1986 at the Fushun open cast mine.
A track worker shoulders his pick axe and watches the JS pulled freight thunder by.
Smoke deflector equipped JS Mikado 5162 powers a mainline freight out of Anshan.
QJ hauled freight on the mainline grade leaving Anshan.
A single QJ hauled mixed freight tackles the mainline grade leaving Anshan.
A relatively rare (even for 1986) SY 2-6-2 takes a break from switching the Anshan steelworks.
A just delivered export model GE C36-7 pulls a long mixed freight out of Anshan. The dropped nose specified by China Rail likely improved what was already good cab visibility. In the photographer'... (more)