Himalayan mountains are also called the water towers of China. It is the natural border between India and China. Tibet without an army is always vulnerable to foreign control enabling political leverage over the source of water of the 2 main rivers of China. The high-speed rail hints at Turner’s ‘Rain, Steam and Speed’ that has a train coming out of mists of industrialisation as if the future is heading to the viewer. Here the railway heads to the highest point of the world to internally colonise Tibet with Han Chinese and to ostensibly herald the future. The nail house, a family unit of civilisation existentially stands in a dissolving limbo within a landscape of progress.