The Viso double switchback is more spectacular viewed from the top level (called Viso Arriba) than from below - see picture 365752... (more)
FCCA no. 1008 and 1009 cross a bridge between San Mateo and Rio Blanco. The steel bridge underneath is an old road bridge.
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The Gadalupe shops near Callao are closed and demolished. A brand new locomotive shop is being built in Chosica. Servicing engines during the tra... (more)
Huayco is an old Quechua word meaning depth, or valley. A huayco is a typical Andean landslide and avalanche of rocks, earth, mud, water and sometimes snow. It is trig... (more)
Conquering the Andes every day, he is very focused on his work. The dangers of driving a train in high mountains, on a vertiginous right of way with the most severe grades... (more)
We are on the high plateau behind the Andes mountain range that you can see beyond the lakes. The landscapes - adorned with wild life - are beautiful as long ... (more)
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)
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. It was as a c... (more)
The Challape Bridge viewed from the east. See picture 310060 for a view of the same bridge from the other side.