Prison railroad in China 2013

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Prison railroad in China 2013

Post by railfilm » Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:58 am

Here is the trailer from my last film:




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPGgubYQsWA
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Re: Prison railroad in China 2013

Post by David Benton » Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:31 pm

excellent video , thanks . Do you know why the river level is so low ???
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Re: Prison railroad in China 2013

Post by 3rdrail » Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:19 pm

Very nicely done ! Are the locomotives all Chinese and relatively new ?
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Re: Prison railroad in China 2013

Post by railfilm » Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:26 am

Thank you!

The river is low because of the dry period. We had a huge luck because during the week there was no rain at all, just 6 sunny days. We were told before the trip, that usually it rains in the area every week.

All locomotives were made in Harbin (China) C-2. 4 pieces are on the line and two normal gauge SYs - already out of operation
The C-2s are the modernized copies of former European 8 wheelers common on many narrow gauge line in the world (over 5000 units were built since about 1938).
The Chinese version is excellently made, roller bearings overall (wheel axles and also on the steam gear, couplers). Harbin stopped to produce them around 1987, but we did not find any manufacturer's plate with date on the engines .
On the steam dome there was a plate from Harbin Forest Machine Factory.
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