4.5 % at 4500 m15000 feet above sea level
A red engine travels in an incredibly red landscape high in the Andes.
About 4550 m / 15000 feet above sea level, and still climbing !
Do you feel the grade ?
Repairing freight cars
Climbing the Andes, on the second highest line in the World (the highest one is in Tibet).
Extreme wide view of the really extreme "snoot noose" of the EMD SD-40 T2 #1024 (ex KCS #6106). Photo taked with Railroad permission, of course.
View from the pedestrain bridge over the station Matucana. The freight cars wait for the loc and the continuation