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Sandaoling Mining Railway
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Snow in the Desert

Snow isn't usually associated with deserts but it's not unknown at Sandaoling. JS 6204 made a splendid sight restarting a train of empties after a blow-up halfway along the line connecting the CR interchange at Liushuquan with Nanzhan on 20 November 2009.
Camera : NIKON D2X . . . Focal Len : 38.0 mm (57 mm eq.) . . . Shutter : 1/800sec . . . Aperture : f/7.1 . . . ISO : 200 . . . Original : Digital 12MP NEF