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Sandaoling Mining Railway
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A Grand Canyon

At the west end of the pit, lines from all levels come together and climb to the surface through a gap in the south rim. This view shows JS 8384 pushing a loaded spoil train out of the pit on 15 November 2005. The rocky walls on the north side of the pit and the distant snowcapped peaks of the Tianshan reminded me of a slightly larger canyon in Arizona.
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