One of ecuadorian ferrobus (railbus) in Ibarra. Ibarra- Otavalo is last piece of formerly Quito- San Lorenzo Railway.
There is really little space to taken photos..
Railbus („Autoferro“) shunting in Alausí.
On the left waits Alstom AD24 with "Tren Crucero"2.
Steam locomotive #11, built by Baldwin, backs onto the Tren Crucero consist to return to Durán.
Steam locomotive #11, built by Baldwin, comes off the wye as it is added to the Tren Crucero.
The Tren Crucero boards guests before beginning its dangerous trip down Devil's Nose.
The Tren Crucero drifts downhill after negotiating the most impressive piece of railroad in the Western Hemisphere, the Nariz del Diablo or Devil's Nose. Behind the locomotive you can see the swit... (more)
At the crest of the railway at Urbina, the luxury Tren Crucero embarks passengers.
Today was one of those particularly special days as a train traveler. As a kid the first train movie i had access too (pre youtube) was the PBS special "Love Those Trains." It featured t... (more)
Back in the days when the G&Q still hauled freight. Unfortunately I have forgotten where this was taken. It is interesting that the 44 was painted red because traditionally the G&Q painted the b... (more)
The train to Latatonga does some switching the yard before it departs. The consist is quite the hodge podge.
It is much fun to watch the Ecuadoran railroaders "Dutch-drop" cars in order to put the passenger train to Lataconga together.
Nice scenery between Guamote and Palmira, on the Guayaquil & Quito Railway.