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    Default Wow. They still run steam here.

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    They certainly do.

    The end of the steam operation at the Sandaoling open mine was set for 2017, but it has been postponed until at least 2020
    There's still organised railfan trips there.

    But exercise caution if you go. There be dragons in the pit …
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    Quote Originally Posted by SteamPower4ever View Post
    There be dragons in the pit …
    Wow. Better than fireworks!
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    That was very cool!
    Especially the night time shots of the exhaust. Thanks for posting.
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    Service Steam in Bosnia and Serbia - 2017

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9-yqgnoQfI
    Director of Operations of the Kettle River Railway

    See photos of the original owner's layout here:
    https://m.flickr.com/#/photos/about-...7603977732928/

    It sounded like a good idea at the time... too bad the caboose wasn't in on the plan.

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    Very interesting. Thanks for sharing.

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