C2 Photo Album

album:C2 Bling Photos

photos for the C2 Bling page

One of the locos at Xilin mining railway, with unusually small forestry plate on the cabside (Photo: © Hansjörg Brutzer)
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One of the locos at Yabuli Forestry railway, with GongQingTuan plate on the cabside (Photo: © Hansjörg Brutzer)
GongQingTuan emblem, as applied to some C2s (from Wikipedia)
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Dashitou forestry railway: a C2 with non-standard forestry plates (Photo: © Robin Gibbons)
Our loco, Dahuichang #4, sporting its earlier narrow cab and a full set of 5 Forestry plates in October 1997 (Photo: © Roger Gillard)
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A C2 still working for its living in the 21st Century: a study in undecorated grime (Photo: © Paul Molyneux-Berry)
Archive photo of a C2 at the Jiangxi forestry line in the early 1960s. Note the early application of a forestry logo on the tender (From ‘Narrow Gauge Railways of China: Guangdong, Jiangxi and Fujian Provinces’ by John Athersuch, ISBN 978-1-900340-33-5)
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Forestry Railway Logos, large and small
Newly-built or overhauled C2 at Harbin Works in 1987 with a full set of 5 forestry plates (Photo: © Mike Jackson)
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Newly-built or overhauled C2 at Harbin Works in 1986 with a full set of 5 forestry plates, despite not being destined for a forestry railway - we can tell from the non-standard buckeye couplings. (Photo: © Mick Pope)
Sanchazi Forestry Railway: a highly-decorated loco with a GongQingTuan plate on the tender side (from ‘Steam on 4 Continents’ Part IV by G.Haslbeck & D. Wardale, ISBN 3-925314-03-2)
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C2 at Dunhua with tiny cabside Forestry plates and stencilled Forestry logo on the tender (Photo: © Bill Alborough, colln Rob Dickinson)
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Archive photo of a C2 at the Jiangxi forestry line in the early 1960s. Note the early application of a forestry logo on the tender (From ‘Narrow Gauge Railways of China: Guangdong, Jiangxi and Fujian Provinces’ by John Athersuch, ISBN 978-1-900340-33-5)
Newly-overhauled C2 at Yeshan Mining Park in 2013, carrying a HongQi plate (Photo: © Robin Gibbons)
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Archive photo of a C2 at the Jiangxi forestry line in the early 1960s, with a HongQi plate on the smokebox. (colln John Athersuch)
A nice decoration including a forestry plate at Langxiang Forestry Railway in 1985 (Photo: © Lou Johnson)
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An archive photo of one of the forestry railways in Fujian Province, with a decorated loco (colln John Athersuch)
Seen at Suileng Forestry Railway in 1992, loco 021's decoration included the classic features of star and forestry plate (Photo: © David Kitching)
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An elaborate smokebox decoration at Tieli Forestry Railway in 1985 (Photo: © Roger Gillard, reproduced from 'East European Narrow Gauge' by Keith Chester)
At an unknown forestry railway, this C2 carries a very attractive combination of Forestry plate, red star and yellow pentagon, with a large red flag below (Photo: ©CRPH, colln Robin Gibbons)
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The 'depot pet' at Langxiang Forestry Railway has an excess of boiler bands in both chrome and brass (Photo: © Lou Johnson)
A C2 at the DongFangHong Forestry Railway, with boiler bands picked out in yellow and a white waist-line. (from ‘A Picture Album of Steam Locomotives in China’, ISBN 7-113-04147-7)
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This C2 has a generous helping of three yellow bands on both the chimney and dome. The boiler bands are the standard aluminium version. (from ‘A Picture Album of Steam Locomotives in China’, ISBN 7-113-04147-7)
This C2 at Tieli Forestry Railway has chrome boiler bands and a painted waist-line. The use of blue as an accent colour was unusual on C2s. (Photo: © Mick Pope)
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C2 at Sanchazi Forestry Railway with a non-standard cabside plate. The explanation of that 'thing' on the cab roof will come in a future web page... (Photo: © Bill Alborough, colln Rob Dickinson)
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At the Wangdu Local Railway, possibly the ugliest C2 I have ever seen a photo of! They have even put the star decoration on upside-down. (Photo: © Hansjörg Brutzer)
2811 at Xuchang Local Railway, seen here in an archive photo with a full set of bling including QJ-style skyline casing. (colln Robin Gibbons)
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Loco 11042 at Xinqing Forestry Railway in the 1980s. I particularly like the space rockets on those huge smoke deflectors. (Photo: © Mike Jackson)
Once we've finished rebuilding our loco, does anyone fancy sponsoring a pair of smoke deflectors? (Photo: © Mike Jackson)
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At Weihe, the GongQingTuan plate on the cabside has some other characters beneath. (Photo: © Mark Lanham)
A terrible photo of a photo found online, possibly of a loco at the Huangnihe Forestry Railway in Jilin Province. Here the GongQingTuan plate is on the smokebox.
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CR logo plus Mandarin character 'sen'.
C2 at Dunhua Forestry Railway with the sun glinting off a polished brass forestry logo plate. These Jilin Province plates had different proportions from the standard plates. (Photo: © Bill Alborough, colln Rob Dickinson)
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Archive photo of a spectacularly decorated C2 in the Dunhua area of Jilin Province. The slogan on the tender reads '70 million people 70 million soldier'. (photo from dhtv.tv)