MoW crew going to work
A PeruRail freight train stands ready for departure from Cusco's Wanchaq yards. The company operates freight trains triweekly between Juliaca and Cusco, mostly carrying gasoline and diesel fuel fo... (more)
the train 1014 ready to go to Chosica
Thin air, heavy metal with grime, and snow.
The top of a train on the top of the world - at 4781 m / 15686 ft above sea level
This locomotive was modified to burn a mix of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and/or standard diesel fuel oil so as to perform better at high altitude in the absence of enough oxygen. The picture show... (more)
Both trains are going down the slope, i.e. they are coming from La Oroya and they are going to Lima. The train on the lower level, with FCCA 1009 is moving backward, going away from the photograph... (more)
The Viso double switchback is more spectacular viewed from the top level (called Viso Arriba) than from below - see picture 365752... (more)
If Car 16 of the Tacna-Arica RR doesn’t strike your fancy, how about this 0179 Car? In the Tacna, Peru carshops and shed. Aug. 5, 2008.
Want to go for a spin? Inspection Car 16 of Tacna-Arica RR, at Tacna Shops, Peru, Aug. 6, 2008.
FCC 206 2-8-0, Central of Peru Ry., built by Beyer-Peacock in 1937 in England, was fired up and alive July 28, 2008 next to EMD JT 26-CW-2 2600-hp Spanish-built diesel at FVCA’s shops at La Oroya,... (more)
A switchman is jumping off the (moving) lead engine as the train approaches the switchback between San Mateo and Rio Blanco.