The very last light of day of the last longest day before spring. Good combination.
The last spot
At 5:04 pm the sun is already setting on the uppermost section of the Ilo-Toquepala line. This spot is probably the last one or so where one can still take pictures... (more)
Special running the entire length of the railroad this day. Behind the motors & generator are FEC "Azalea", FEC "Saint Augustine", CSXT "New York" & CSXT "Georgia".
The President of the FEC decided to take some potential customers out for a spin on his railway today.
Special running the entire length of the railway this day. Behind the motors & generator are FEC "Azalea", FEC "Saint Augustine", CSXT "New York" & CSXT "Georgia".
The Nitrin Local moves slowley south along the east bank ofthe Mississippi as two units are on the head end this day. The 4207 a long time locomotive on the local out of S Beloit and a favorite of... (more)
In the afternoon two trains climb the line from Ilo. One goes to Toquepala and the other one goes to Cuajone. They are about 20 minutes apart. On that day when I too... (more)
NS G5A departs Whittaker with a pair of geeps dragging several dead GE's that are being taken dit to Inman.
Climbing from sea level out of Ilo, the Ilo-Toquepala line meanders in the middle of sand dunes above the Pacific coast.
Not the type of load that you see everyday!
A GP40-3 and a SD70 lead the first of two afternoon trains bound for the Toquepala and Cuajone Mines in the desert mountains of Southern Peru.
Railroad: Southern Peru Copper CorporationLocomotive: EMD GP40-3Location: Ilo, PeruLocomotive #: SPCC 32Train ID: -Photo Date: September 09, 2010
On the moon
Under the pictures that I took in the deserts of north Chile (Atacama) and south Peru, you have regularly added comments comparing the landscapes with those of the Mo... (more)
This is the most complicated level crossing I’ve ever seen. Usually, a level crossing is a simple matter with one or several tracks (2 ways) and one road (2 way... (more)
Returning home from the Soo after our week in Agawa Canyon we lucked across HCRY 3802 and her slug 802 tied down on the wye at McKerrow.
A rare daylight meet between Selkirk based Q633 and the "MO-1" crew of an EDRJ out of Stillwater(canned since Friday) is seen at Rotterdam Jct. The Pan Am crew will hand over their train to the... (more)