A stunning scene ! Just like fireworks! The JS steam locomotive ejecte fire and drive out of the mine pit. With the railway being dismantled in August 2022, such a scenario will no longer exist.
I don't know when these steam locomotives are still running.
It is unfortunate that the Sandaolin Mine Railway has closed.
In the morning, a worker is preparing a steam locomotive after a whole night run.
JS class locomotive carrying off-duty signalmen was going to send them out off the east Sandaoling strip mine.
JS class SL was accelerating causing airflow across the furnace pulling the embers through.
JS class with a sign in front of it: CAUTION. Please treasure your life and be away from the tracks. Entering the station area is prohibited or you will suffer the consequences.
JS class SL at Sandaoling Coal Mine.
JS class steam locomotive in South Station of Sandaoling Mine.
Sandaoling was a Coal mining complex near Hami. The steam operation closed in 2022.
A pair of DF4 locos head south from the busy railway yards at Hami in 2005.