Surprising to find this still happening in 2017! This is Chartham, near Canterbury, in Kent. The crossing keeper is kept busy with 6 trains per hour, during the day.
Steam on 3 levels at the huge opencast pit at Sandaoling. 3 JS 2-8-2 locos are seen in 2005.
NS 6340 and friend at Hahira, Georgia, in 2013.
JS 2-8-2 No 8223 takes on coal at Gucheng. The coal is loaded from tubs on the adjacent narrow gauge track.
Surely, one of the ugliest loco types! Q1 No C1 is an austerity 0-6-0 built during WW2 by the Southern Railway. It is seen here in the National Railway Museum in York, England. In 1948 it became B... (more)
I saw this ALCo at Ciego De Avila, Cuba, in 2003. It is number 91401 and branded ACINOX. Does anyone know it`s history?
In heavy snow, narrow gauge C2 0-8-0 No 53 heads a Liushan to Weihe passenger train. The engineer oils the motion.
In the massive steel works at Anshan, here are 2 of their large fleet of SY 2-8-2 locos. Seen in March 2002.
In 2002 several class 781 diesel locos were stored in the goods shed at Cheb. I don`t think that they returned to service.
One of the most recognizable railway views today. It`s also a rare place where we are glad that trains no longer run. This is Auschwitz Birkenau concentration camp where trainloads of Jews arrived... (more)
A good comparison between original (left) and rebuilt ChS4 locos. Seen at the passenger loco shed next to the main station in Kiev, Ukraine.
I took an hour away from photographing the steam locos on the steelworks line to visit Chengde diesel loco shed in January 2001. Here is the classic China Rail diesel, the DF4. Production of this ... (more)
An SY 2-8-2 loco arrives at Didao with a train of empties on the Jixi mines system, in 2002.
A freezing day in the heavy pollution of Baotou steelworks finds SY 0502 taking on coal at the loco servicing point. A sister loco is seen at work in the distance.
Back in 2000, UP 6207 leads 4 more locos as they descend Cima Hill. Note the next train waiting to follow.