Passengers in an open-topped wagon at a railway station
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: JC-s005. Image on a post card. Third Class accomodation in open-topped wooden freight wagons or boxcars, as seen in this image, was often used by labourers, including workers on their way to build railways and coastal defences in Manchuria (Source: 'Imperial Railways of North China' by Peter Crush, page 90). Pekin = Beijing.