In the last of the light, a JS Class 2-8-2 tender steam locomotive (JianShe construction) laden with coal leaves the loading point at the western part of the open pit at SandaoLing destined for the wash plant. Xinjiang Province, North-west China.
An ongoing/growing album of photos that IMHO reveal the awesome, but seldom seen beauty of railroads because most of us don't go out after sundown or before sunrise. From dusk to dawn, lights are on! (And I continue to find new "Lights In The Night"!)