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Chinese steam trains

Picture of the Week: QJ 2911

Here is a Chinese QJ class 2-10-2 2911 heading south away from Zhengzhou at Walibou crossing, you won’t find it on any map! on the main line to Wuhan with a long coal train during a storm that was blowing the dry soil off the surrounding fields and filling the air. If you look into the distance beyond the front of the engine the visibility is beginning to deteriorate. It became much worse as the morning wore on and made

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Picture of the Week: QJ 205 Shenyang China

China Rail class QJ 205 2-10-2 one of the first batch ever built of which they were to finally number in their thousands, we saw QJ 66xx at Datong works and they were still being built. Seen getting underway from the main freight yard at Shenyang north east China with a long train of tanks for Harbin. This was a very busy place with trains departing or arriving about every 10 minutes or so going to and from the far

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