QJ7119 was in Daban locomotive depot
A pair of QJs slog up the Jing Peng Pass with a long, mixed freight, in 1998.
The servicing tracks were busy with steam back in 2002.
Exiting Tunnel 2.
On my last morning on Jingpeng Pass after two trips, our group took one last hike up to the hill above Tunnel 4 to witness one last time the great show.
Wide angle version of the view atop Tunnel 4. The windchill was 15 below and the wait at least an hour, but the sight and experience was well worth it.
Eastbound coal climbing Jingpeng Pass at tunnel 4.
Climbing the reverse curves out of Chabuga westbound at sunrise.
If any photograph is worth a thousand words this is the one I'd choose. This remarkable scene was not 'set-up' or 'posed' in any way. This was everyday life in the Inner Mongolian village of Xiake... (more)