In freezing cold conditions, SY1225 doesn’t disappoint as it pushes up an incline with a rake of empty box wagons on the Wu Jiu Coal Group line, which parallels the road. Wu Jiu, Inner Mongolia, C... (more)
Late afternoon on the 8th of March 2013, a Flagman protects the level crossing as a load of empty coal wagons arrives into the yard at Wujiu in north east China.
At the time the last remaining passenger train on the Tiefa system is hauled by SY 1770. Buses have since replaced all passenger trains on this extensive network and the once 100% steam operated r... (more)
An SY engine drags a long rake of empty coal wagons into the township of Wujiu on the 9th of December 2012. The first steam photographer to visit this isolated location in the far north east of Ch... (more)
Just after sunrise an SY engine hauls a rake of empty coal wagons from the China Rail exchange sidings at Pingzhuang Nan in the North East of China, headed for one of the coal mines on the system.... (more)
On The Pingzhuang Coal Railway in North East China, an SY engine with a loaded coal train races through Erjing bound for the China Rail exchange sidings at Pingzhuang Nan. !6th February 2014.
On the 27th February 2014, the afternoon passenger train at Baiyin Copper railway departs Baiyin bound for Shenbutong. The passenger trains are steam hauled during the colder months to provide ste... (more)
A local water carter draws water as a loaded coal train drifts down hill from Mine number 2 at Wujiu Coal Railway in northern China, March 8th 2013.