The International Steam Pages
Notes - Steam in China Part 9
Terry Case writes about his travels for steam. Further tales will follow from time to time covering more of Australia, India, South Africa, Indonesia and Pakistan.
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At the time, this was the greatest steam show on earth, there is a map at the end of the tale, otherwise no commentary is needed.
Climbing out of Xiakengzi, Seen from the curved viaduct. 7th January 1997
Crossing the frozen stream. 12th January 2001
The same location with colour! 8th January 1997
Looking down on the same bridge from the 2nd level, 8th January 1997
The curved viaduct. 5th January 1997
The curved viaduct,.10th January 2001
On the 2nd level with the curved viaduct & Xiakengzi in the background, 1999
Downgrade past the site where another loop was added, 1999
Crossing the Erdi bridge, 8th January 2001
Having crossed the Erdi bridge the crew will be preparing to enter the tunnel, 10th January 2001
Tunnel exit, 8th January 2001
Tunnel exit in colour, 1999
Winter wonderland! Exiting the 3rd tunnel on the climb to Shangdian.
Approaching the summit at Shangdian as late afternoon shadows lengthen, 1999.