Conrail C39 6614 at Liberty Park, in Jersey City, NJ is assembling a train of empty friction bearing ore cars on the National Docks line,. This train will run onto NJTransit. It will return loade... (more)
Inside the summit tunnel near the Galera entrance. For more information about this tunnel, please refer to picture 343896.
These ex-NS (or Conrail?) units are now used under conditions that are a far cry from the work they did in the US, where the most difficult grades - and highest mountains... (more)
Crusin' the Andes
This westbound loaded train fights the difficult grades of the Andes, approaching the Galera summit amidst towering mountains of 6000m / 20,000 ft height.
4780 m above sea level - 15680 ft
A westbound loaded train slowly reaches the summit of the Andes. At such heights, the power of the engines is reduced. The Galera summit station... (more)
PNR power rests in the yard at Lansdale. PNR SD40-2 #5577 ex-CP and C39-8 #2211 face north.
PNR has replaced CSX as operator of the Lansdale Cluster. Number 8212 is one of two operating C39-8's in the US.
Nothing like a good chat at the (turn)table
Oops, we’ve got a little problem
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)
The Gadalupe shops near Callao are closed and demolished. A brand new locomotive shop is being built in Chosica. Servicing engines during the transition period is a bit tricky. The turntable remai... (more)
Travelling in the suburbs of Lima is a dangerous exercise for all vehicles, including trains, and there are many incidents. Fortunately they are not serious. On some s... (more)
Back and forth
This is the double switchback called Zig-zag Abajo and Zig-Zag Arriba. Abajo means down or below, and Arriba means up or above. These switchbacks are the only ones... (more)