One of the ancient railmotors climbs the final few yards into Shimla, at the end of it`s 60 mile journey from Kalka.
2 feet 6 inch gauge ZDM3 No 156 is seen near Kathleeghat with the 1030 Shimla to Kalka, a 60 mile journey.
The narrow gauge turntable at Shimla contains it`s own narrow gauge track and trucks! This 2011 view shows one of the vintage railmotors having been turned, waits to form the 1625 service to Kalka... (more)
Warbonnet 8286 passes Centralia, WA, in 2010
2 feet 6 inch gauge ZDM3, No 190, prepares it`s train which will form the 1255 to Baijnath Paprola.
A tram (streetcar) on route 5 is on Kapucinska, Bratislava, on a bitterly cold day in December 2010.
The station porters at Shimla relax as they await the next arrival from Kalka. Their work is hard and heavy due to the amount of steep paths with no vehicle access in this very interesting town.
One of the ancient 2 feet 6 inch gauge railmotors heads away from Shimla with the 1625 to Kalka. During it`s 5 hour, 60 mile journey, it will descend 4656 feet.
3 SY 2-8-2 locos are seen at Betai steelworks in 2003.
Food and drinks are served to passengers during a station stop at Mawei, China, in 2002.
Cajon Pass in 2000.
SY class 2-8-2 No 1255 mingles with the local traffic on a road crossing at Tiefa in 2003.
5 feet 6 inch gauge ALCo No 3817 was built in Schenectady in the late 1950s. It is seen here at Quetta in 2001, shunting empty carriages.
Napa Valley wine train in 1998.
On a very cold and sunny day, a pair of QJ 2-10-2 locos climb over brickworks viaduct on the famous Jingpeng line in 2003.