JS 8250 on the morning passenger train from Yuanbaoshan to Fengshuigou in north east China on the 10th of December 2012. Steam has since been replaced by diesels at this location.
The LAST steam powered standard gauge mixed train to run in the world!
JS8250 storms across the half mile long river bridge at Yuanbaoshan leading 19 empty coal cars, and 6 passenger cars. This... (more)
Yuanbaoshan coal railway had several JS locos fitted with large smoke deflectors, as seen here on 8418.
Yuanbaoshan JS 8418 is nice and clean on Easter Sunday morning. The 2-8-2 was one of five JS class engines on the Yuanbaoshan coal mine railroad and is serviced for the day's work. Sister JS 8419 ... (more)
The mines in the Yuanbaoshan area were served by a well-maintained fleet of 'JS' class 2-8-2's. Clear skies, still air and snowfall meant that conditions were perfect to capture moments like this,... (more)
Railway worker clears tracks of ash dumped by a SY class 2-8-2