Rollin downgrade along the Rio Rimac.
A westbound train passes through one of the many mines located along the FCCA main.
The last Alco
The last Alco in operation on the Ferrocarril Central Andino works at Cerro de Pasco where it shunts cars between the copper mine and the FCCA yard. It is operated ... (more)
The tunnel on the left was built for the torrent. Before the line was built, the water used to flow where the track lies today.
At 4682 m / 15361 ft above sea level, a General Electric C30M-3 (rebuilt in Brazil) emerges from the summit tunnel of the Central Andino Railroad, the highest ... (more)
The wet Andes
We are at 4133 m / 13560 ft above sea level, between Junin and Carhuamayo on the Oroya to Cerro de Pasco line. The lake Chinchaycocha and the Andes are lost in fog,... (more)
Going backwards to get the engine coupled with cars the engineer has the throttle set at notch 1.
Nikon D3S + AF Nikkor 20mm 2.8 ISO 51200 – 1:160 s f... (more)
FCCA 1009 is shunting the passenger car "Paquita"
FCCA 1019 is being modified at the old Guadalupe Shops. It will soon become the first gas-burning engine of that railroad. FCCA has done all the engineering by itself. The new technology will avoi... (more)