In 1968 North Vietnam railways built this Mikado class steamer of parts from scapped engines originally delivered in 1953 by Société Alsacienne de Construction Mecaniques in France
Taken from our vehicle on the way to Halong Bay, Chinese-built Doi Moi D19E-906 heads to Haiphong with its load of containers paralleled by the ubiquious Vietnamese motorbikes.
The Reunification Express "Thong Nhat" from Hanoi in northern Vietnam is ready to depart for the 1040 miles (1726 km) and 42 hour long run to Saigon in southern Vietnam. The dieselengine in front ... (more)
Working conditions while cleaning a smokebox were primitive in the shed of Hanoi in northern Vietnam. Engine 141-210 was built in 1968 by Tangshan Works, China.