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Tongchuan Mining Railway
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Slogging Up The Hill

This picture shows JF 2369, built in 1957, tackling the gradient above Baimagou with a train of empties for Wangshiwa colliery on 11 February 2004. The Tongchuan line is notable for its steep gradients and trains of empties faced several km of solid slog to reach Wangshiwa colliery, high in the hills east of Tongchuan.
camera : Fuji S2Pro
 
lens : 24-85mm f/2.8-4.0
 
focal length : 33 mm (49.5 mm eq.)
 
shutter : 1/500sec
 
aperture : f/5.6
 
ISO : 200
 
original : Digital 12MP JPEG
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