The Santa Fe #205-7M from the Dona Teresa Cristina Railway is crossing the Congonhas river with a long empty coal train. A Bernd Seiler charter.
An empty coal train coming from Tubarao has crossed the Congonhas river a few minutes ago and is now steaming towards Jaguaruna. The local cows seem to be impressed by the unusual sight of a steam... (more)
Early morning departure of an empty coal train from Tubarao.
The loading of the coal at Rio Fiorita has been much delayed and the train could leave the facility only a few minutes before the sun disapeared behind the mountains.
The Santa Fe #205-7M has arrived at the Rio Fiorita coal loading facility with an empty train. One of the loading points can be seen in the back.
Between Ing. Paz Ferreira and Rio Fiorita the grade of the line is quite severe and the Santa Fe #205-7M has to work very hard to bring an empty coal train to the loading station.
Early morning runpast near the Ing. Paz Ferreira station.
Meeting between the iron horse #205-7M and a normal horse in the Brazilian countryside.
The golden hour.
A long coal train hauled by the Sanfa Fe #205-7M is rushing back to Tubarao in the warm evening sun.
The steam locomotive #153-1M (an Alco built Mikado from 1941) is shunting at the Urussanga coal loading facility. A VW beetle is waiting for the engine to clear the way.