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Steam train has attracted a lot of tourists from around the world. Sandaoling open mine, local in Hami, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, was started in 1958. After 60 years mining, this place is being drained off. The steam-engine trains have been used as the main transportation tool to transport the coal to other parts in China. However, huge trucks are replacing trains now. Photo: Chine Foto Press
Mr. Zheng, a steam train driver, chats with other colleague at a break. His son works in southwest ChinaÕs Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, he plans to move to live with his son after he retired. Photo: China Foto Press
A steam train is pictured running on tracks. The CPC central committee proposed a planned economy policy, and called on the whole country to support the wild wide northwest, which had very rich resources, but was under developed compared with that in northeast. Photo: China Foto Press
Two giraffes are pictured in a park in Sandaoling mine. They have ben in the park for 30 years. Photo: China Foto Press
One family still live in this residential building. This place used to have live in Sandaoling, however, most of the residents moved out already. Many of the residential buildings around are deserted. Photo: China Foto Press
Sparks in the hearth of the steam train. Steam-engine trains witnessed the prosperous period as well as the downfall of the coal mine industry. In 1950s, after the ending of the Korea War, (in China named as the war to resist U.S. aggression and aid Korea), China entered the earlier stage of industrial construction. Photo: China Foto Press
A steam train returns to the Locomotive Depot for maintenance. 60 years passed, many then young people spent their energy and time in northwest China, and the local resources are being drained out. They are entering their old age, and facing the problem of living and surviving. Photo: China Foto Press
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