A proud Peruvian
He is an engineer on one of the most spectacular and steepy railroads in the world. Each day he is doing wonders, climbing from sea level up to 4781 m / 16686 ft... (more)
Unbelievable ... until you see it with your own eyes! Could you imagine that a standard gauge mainline be built in such a landscape? After I've seen it I am still amazed. The train is g... (more)
Yes indeed, the horizon is level ... as far as we can talk of any horizontal line here. We are in a world of verticality and the train makes no exception. The grade is around 4%+ . This is a switc... (more)
The Challape Bridge viewed from the east. See picture 310060 for a view of the same bridge from the other side.
This is one of the many spectacular bridges on Peru's standard gauge 369 miles long Ferrocaril Central, definitely the toughest and most spectacular railway in the world and in addition one of the... (more)