Alaska in northern desert of Chile. Having already outgrown the Los Colorados Mine and the North Junction, and added two helper locomotives (two EMD rebuilt SD49 former GP49 Alaska Railroad... (more)
FN 4605 going down to the Huasco's river valley, where Vallenar is.
# 424 climbing the Cheueque quest with a loaded iron train to Vallenar.
Two locomotives "helpers" of the "Iron Train", rest a sunset in Chehueque, after is tour of the desert Vallenar.
The "Iron train" of FERRONOR railway with one of the six new locomotives (FN 4606) for Vallenar city
Quite an impressive engine on a meter gauge track! What annoys me in the "overall balance" (as would RPN screeners say, i.e. its look, or design) of the engine is the cap above the cab. ... (more)
Dawn on the Atacama
Two meter-gauge monster engines (FN 4602 and FN 4603) meet in the Atacama desert near Vallenar.
On the late afternoon of Atacama desert, a railfan continues his work photographing this huge locomotive newcomer to FERRONOR (July - August 2013), in the testing phase, EMD GT46AC locomotive disp... (more)