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)
The vertiginous "Puente Challape" viewed from another angle (For other views, see pictures 310105, Railroad: FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino)Locomotive: GE C39-8 (Dash 8-39C)Location: Matucana, PeruLocomotive #: FCCA 1014Train ID: -Photo Date: April 03, 2011
A coal train heads south with a C39-8 in command, followed by a GP38 and C40-8.
The upper level of the only (double) switchback on the Oroya to Cerro de Pasco line
This SGR 592 NB across the Caloosahatchee River Draw on the way to the Arcadia Yard.
¡ Independencia !
Fought on August 6 1824 in the highlands of the Junín Region, the battle of Junin was a turning point in the Peruvian war for independence between the Spanish r... (more)