A JS Locomotive prepares for the new shift at Dongbolizhan Yard. Sandaoling, Xinjiang Province, China.
Steam at Sandaoling open cast coal mine in China with three JS Class locos in action. The train in the far background by the loader is taking on coal, meanwhile the train in the foreground is push... (more)
Early morning activity sees JS 8081 departing the washery having discharged its load of coal. The train will make its way to Dongbolizhan for the morning shift change. Sandaoling, Xinjiang Provinc... (more)
As the sun rises, JS locomotives prepare to leave the stabling point at Dongbolizhan to collect coal from the open pit. Sandaoling, Xinjiang Province, China.
A JS locomotive with a rake of empty coal hoppers, departs the Washery for the open cast coal mine to collect another load of coal. Sandaoling, Xinjiang Province, China.
A JS 2-8-2 tender steam locomotive makes it's way along the open pit at Sandaoling loaded with coal for the wash plant in the last of the light.
JS8081 prepares for the night shift at Dongbolizhan stabling point. Sandaoling, Xinjaing Province, China.
JS8167 takes on water at Donbolizhan Yard in preparation for the night shift. Sandaoling, Xinjiang Province, North-EWest China.
As the sun dips below the horizon, an unidentified JS Class locomotive having just loaded with coal, heads east destined for the wash plant along the now mined out eastern section of the open pit ... (more)
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 th... (more)
JS Class steam locomotives prepare for the morning shift at Dongbolizhan, SandaoLing, Xinjiang Province, northwest China.
The driver of 2-8-2 steam locomotive, JS8167, climbs to the footplate of the locomotive to commence the morning shift. Dongbolizhan, SandaoLing, Xinjiang Province, China.
A JS locomotive illuminates an otherwise pitch black scene as it departs the open pit at Sandaoling with another load of coal destined for the washery. Xinjiang Province, China.
In low afternoon light, with the thundering roar of the engine, JS8190 makes haste as it heads a coal train out of the western section of Sandaoling open cast coal mine destined for the wash plant... (more)
2-8-2 JS Locomotive, 8081, hauls coal from the open pit at SanDoaLing in the backdrop of the Tianshan Mountains. Xinjiang Province, Northwest China.