With grey skies the norm, I decided to do some night shots, much to the locals' amusement.
A row of SYs sit idle as the crew relaxes nearby during a holiday week.
SY 1818 Sits at the coaling tower waiting for servicing.
Butterfly doors open, a shot of the firebox inside the cab of the SY.
SY 1818 prepares to take on coal.
Worker cleans the ash pan of an SY engine, his shoes are basically slippers.
Flowers add some colour to a grey day as SY 1195 sits idle.
With the Grey sky I thought a BXW photo of SY 1319 would be in order.
Cyclist travels beside the rails as SY 0941 works away on another rainy day.
SY 1378 blows down while switching.
A night shot of SY 1210
Old engine rusting away in the bushes...watch that pit toilet nearby!
Ferns growing through the wheels of an old engine.
Old switch in the grass.
A symbolic image of the steam scene in China: a reflection of what it once was as it fades into history.