I don't know when these steam locomotives are still running.
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.
The crew of JS 6436 have come over to pose for a photo in front of their loco at Sandaoling open cast pit in 2005.
The morning shift has just gotten underway and in this photo we see an engineer eating his breakfast from the confines of the some what warm cab.
Early morning provides a great opportunity to photograph a JS 2-8-2 Mikado next to some modern signals as the sun rises over Sandaoling.