(Pictures thx to China media:)
Modern locomotive power displaces steam locomotives as they gradually fade into history.
China's Liaoning province, the last few steamed trains will be out of service in June, ending an "Age of Steam"
A final check before we "Engage"
A stoker's job is relentless, the Engineer enjoys an iPhone moment.
As in most places, steam fuels the tourist industry and small local branch-lines still can be found.
An old passenger steam train chugs through the countryside near Jiayang, Sichuan province.