FCCA no. 1008 and 1009 cross a bridge between San Mateo and Rio Blanco. The steel bridge underneath is an old road bridge.
out of the tunnel - over the bridge - into another tunnel .... and all this with towering mountains, nearly vertical walls of stone and a very narrow passage for rail and road - this is transport ... (more)
Infiernillo from below
Here is an opposite angle to the RPN picture 361316 of the famous “Puente Infiernillo”, ... (more)
The “Infiernillo” (little hell) is a very narrow gorge or canyon shared by the Rio Rimac river, the “Carretera Central” main highway, and the railroad. In addition, t... (more)
This is my favourite picture of the famous Infiernillo Bridge. Located in a deep and narrow canyon, it is indeed an impressive railroad spot. The track emerges from a... (more)
The track inspector and his dog
“The Ferrocarril Central Andino is the most difficult railroad in the world” says his Chairman, Juan De Dios Olaechea. With towering mountains all... (more)
This is the south-west side of the famous Infiernillo bridge.
Railroad: FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino)Locomotive: GE C30M-3Location: San Mateo, PeruLocomotive #: FCCA 1009Train ID: -Photo Date: September 05, 2010
A Little Hell
One of the most famous bridges of the Lima to La Oroya line is the Infiernillo - Little Hell - Bridge, located in a narrow canyon between two tunnels. The remains o... (more)