While Elon is charging up the EV to save the world, in China somewhere coal-fired steam trains live on, burning coal, hauling coal, spewing coal up in the air.
Get a load of this industrial marvel. This is the Fossil Fuel Nightmare Express. Raining live climate destruction at 6pm.
Surely the ultimate Iowahawk Grand Champion Carbonator of all time.
This apparently is a working steam locomotive running to and from the Sandaoling Coal Mine Railway China Dec 2016.
The video starts slow but builds. Even in the first daylight pass the embers are obvious (around 1 minute). Then there are the nightime sweeps…
Commenters underneath are both impressed and aghast:
what are they feeding that thing! the souls of the damned?
Scott M Stolz
That looks perfectly safe, with the open rail cars of coal, and all. TheOneWhoMightBe Only one of these wagons is actual ‘load’. The rest is used to get the train up the hill. Steven Parry
This display, while incredible, shows how desperately ill-maintained these steamers are. The coal burning steamers tend to build […]
September 29, 2018 at 11:33AM