Sandaoling Mining Railway
ThunderingThere's nothing quite as exciting as standing between the rails as several hundred tons of metal come thundering straight at you, then taking your shot and leaping out of the way at the very last second. Alternatively, you can use a telephoto lens and take the shot from a safe position as I did here.
JS 8173 headed for the washery with a train of opencast coal on 24 November 2011.
Camera : NIKON D700 . . . Focal Len : 200.0 mm . . . Shutter : 1/500sec . . . Aperture : f/8.0 . . . ISO : 250 . . . Original : Digital 12MP NEF