Sunrise in Linghe viaduct
In Nanpio the mikados are amoung the dirtiest anywhere but they work them hard from morning till night. The crew does not have much time for rest. For us watching, this is not a bad thing.
The two morning steam hauled passenger trains have left together on schedule. Pulling hard, head to head into the morning haze they each have a hard grade to climb once they switch off..
The Nanpio China system was just discoverd last September. These two engines are scheduled to leave together in a rare head to head start, which they, did but the light was poor. They still look g... (more)