Sunrise at 09.17 AM behind JS 8190 at Dongbolizhan station.
2-8-2 steamlocomotive JS # 8190 with a coal train on the line from the open cast pit at Sandaoling.
2-8-2 steamlocomotive JS # 8190 with another load of coal storming up the line from the mine to the washery, while another JS prepares to push back her train to the loading point. As we know today... (more)
It's about 7 F or -14 Celsius. After the morning shift change the JS # 8190 2-8-2 steamlocomotive of the Sandaoling coal mine is leaving Dongbolizhan as "morning passenger train" down to... (more)
Hard work: loaded coal train runs slowly uphill in the morning sun
Coal mine Sandaoling in the morning: Change of shift, the coal ist loaded, now the loc takes water
Heavy work with this coal train and it sounds great!
Sandaoling Mining Railway JS8190 thunders upgrade while another coal train lead by JS8167 backs down into the mine for another load of coal. Soon JS8167's will be loaded and she will follow in JS8... (more)
Sandaoling Coal Mine Railway JS 8190 makes a beautiful steamy sight as it works upgrade through the Big Curve on the Sandaoling Mine Railway.
Sandaoling Coal Mine Railway JS 8190 storms upgrade out of the long straight and into one of the sharpest curves on the mine railway. Within 5 minutes, this train will have surmounted the 2.5% gra... (more)
Sandaoling Coal Mine Railway JS 8190 thunders upgrade out of the giant opencast pit coal mine. The locomotive is just beginning the steepest part of the 4 mile climb out of the pit with 3 more mil... (more)
A steam crane is operating in the opencast coalmine at Sandaoling moved by JS 8190