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)
These two charming politicians are advertising an "Ambiente Sano" but the exhaust fume of a freight train is mischievously mocking their promise. The train is temp... (more)
at about 3000m above sea level, 1002 blasts up the 4%-grade on the historically highest railroad of the world. This bridge, back in the 1920ies, was the place of a head-on collision of two steam e... (more)
This is my favourite picture of the famous Infiernillo Bridge. Located in a deep and narrow canyon, it is indeed an impressive railroad spot. The track emerges from a... (more)
Ernesto Copello and Van Brooklyn
This bridge was formerly called Van Brooklyn. Today, it is named after Ernesto Copello, a Central Andino railroad worker now deceased. The bridge... (more)
We are in the middle of the night and railroaders are on duty in the Chosica shops. A reduced team of mechanics keeps ready in case anything is required from them.... (more)
Asleep before another day of hard work in the Andes, from left to right: GE C39-8 1014, ex NS GE C39-8 8604, GE C30M-3 1000.
Level crossing by night
In the outskirts of Chosica, a night train illuminates a level crossing as a single car waits on the "Carretera Central", a major highway.