An anormeous advertisement of a mobile phone company is ondisplay on the flank of the hill ( "I am clear - how about you ?" ) above the loaded train of the SPCC
A tunnel borne in a vertical cliff followed by a high bridge, with a bright red and yellow engine crossing it: here is (another) typical picture of the Central Andino. A track gang is waiting on a... (more)
These three kids resting in front of their home were as surprised by the sudden arrival of two photographers running out of their car as they were deafened by the hornin... (more)
Perurail 751 has taken over a loaded petrol train at Pillones and rolls towards Juliaca. Note the stones - looking like cast around - as well as the structures in the background.
Perurail 751 has some loaded tank cars bound for Cuzco as it runs through the high desert in the last rays of the evening sun.
Perurail 752 and 756 have just arrived to Mollendo with their train of empty tank cars. They will be filled the next morning.
In the distance, you see the small castle above the beach, the Pacif... (more)
Bad weather on the altiplano
The Andes range viewed from the east side and the altiplano, about 4200 m above sea level.
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)