The International Steam Pages

Steam on Sakhalin Island 2000

Harvey Smith posted a report on the railways here and I appealed for pictures of the GW tour here in 2000. Tim Littler, the organiser, has sent these with the following comments:

Our BAM 2000 tour went behind D51.4 over the entire Sakhalin Island network, covering 641 miles (1030 km) in 4 days. Our arrival at Nogliki (the most northerly point was the first (and probably last) time steam has visited as the line only opened in 1979. This D51.4 there - now it has nowhere to go....

The train at Kholmsk:

The train at the Devil's Bridge:

Rob Dickinson