A QJ adorned and used for Chairman Mao's funeral train simmers at Harbin. At the time of this photo Mao had been dead for years, his polices discredited and the special loco relegated to pool frei... (more)
QJ No 6740 is working hard near Singing Sands in 2001.
Different sized electric locos at Qitaihe in 2002. I believe the larger loco, left, is a Skoda and the other is built by LEW in East Germany. Anyone know for sure?
QJ 2-10-2 No 6193 bursts out of a tunnel soon after passing over the famous Singing Sands Viaduct with a coal train.
This attractive streamlined Pacific was kept at Sujiatan loco shed as part of a future museum collection. I don`t know if the museum was ever created.
3 QJ 2-10-2 locos head for the loco shed at Dongsheng as commuters head home in bright evening sunshine. Note the frozen river which they cross on their way home.
QJ No 6286, unusually with a white painted smokebox, prepares to load it`s train at Daliuta mine. It must keep the speed to around half mph to load the wagons on the move.
QJ 2-10-2 No 6018 is hard at work with a coal train near the famous Singing Sands Viaduct on a freezing cold January day in 2001. Can anyone translate the writing?
2 tiny electric locos are at work at Fuli mine, Hegang, with various loads including wooden pit props.
3 East German built LEW BoBo locos stand outside the loco shed at Pingzhuang. These are part of a large fleet of similar locos that work the huge open cast colliery at Pingzhuang.
Not too sure what was happening here. The wagon was loaded with a flaming load from behind the black doors (top right), then it would propel to the bottom of the chimney to unload. The driver had ... (more)
Very different types of power at Qitaihe in 2002, but which is newer is debatable!