On a clear winters day in Beijing a single high speed CRH5A unit has just departed from Beijing Station with a service heading onto the high speed line towards Harbin.
An American built KD7 pulls a rake of empty passenger stock.
Another view of KD7 2-8-0s 581 taking a mainline siding in Shanghai. These locos could be thought of as beefed up US Army Transportaion Corps S-160s but in reality were a separate design. Similar... (more)
The Chinese KD7 2-8-0s were built in the US as post war relief. A total of 160 were sent to China in 1946-47 with the order split between Baldwin, Lima and Alco. The engines were much liked by the... (more)
A C-36-7 from the original batch ordered from GE by China Rail with standard cab pulls a freight into Shanghai.
Two China Rail workers unload blocks of frozen fish from conventional boxcars. With daytime highs in the mid-teens---no refrigeration needed!
A track worker shoulders his pick axe and watches the JS pulled freight thunder by.
Smoke deflector equipped JS Mikado 5162 powers a mainline freight out of Anshan.
QJ hauled freight on the mainline grade leaving Anshan.
A single QJ hauled mixed freight tackles the mainline grade leaving Anshan.
A just delivered export model GE C36-7 pulls a long mixed freight out of Anshan. The dropped nose specified by China Rail likely improved what was already good cab visibility. In the photographer'... (more)