The Mikado 153-1M is waiting for a crossing at the Retiro siding. The steamer has been built by Alco in Schenectady in 1941.
An empty coal train hauled by the Mikado 153-1M is on its way to the Urussanga loading facility.
Unfortunately getting up early to catch the 5.30 am train from I. Jacobacci to Bariloche was not a good idea. Only a few kilometers after departure, the train stopped in the middle of the pampa. T... (more)
Heading north from El Maiten the Esquel line crosses the Rio Chubut. The river is the border between the Chubut and the Rio Negro provinces.
In the Rio Chico gorge.
Baldwin #3 is leaving Rio Chico with a short freight train to El Maiten.
The steam train and the crowd of approximately fifty photographers running around in the station was the big attraction of the day for the local population.
In the Cerro Mesa gorge.
Baldwin #3 hauling a short freight train has just entered a canyon formed by a branch of the Rio Chico. This part of the Trochita narrow gauge line of certainly the most scenic one.
On the Cerro Mesa main road, an old Ford pickup has to wait until the Baldwin #3 has cleared the way.
Departure from the El Maiten station.
Baldwin super power on this long mixed train between Esquel and El Maiten.
The Baldwin #4 is making a brief stop at La Cancha station to take water on its way to Esquel.