CR 6000 leads NS train #117 into Kentucky.
FCCA 1018 is approaching the Rumichaca switchback. The lower level of the switchback is hidden in the gulch on the right of the picture.
4413 m / 14478 ft above sea level.
Eastbound 202 rounds the curve at Cooks Springs behind a C39-8 that was running out its final miles.
Andean painting series – The 1016 and 1018 at Rumichaca
At 4390 m above sea level, FCCA 1016 and 1018, both ex NS Dash8-39C, are climbing the difficult grade (4.27%) on the east ... (more)
4 ex-CR C39-8s are towed across Rushland Trestle with NSSX 8202 bringing up the rear.
This is the main shops of the FCCA. They are located in a cramped industrial area in the port of Callao, near Lima. They will be relocated in Chosica so as to make room for building some activitie... (more)
PIME snakes thru the S-curved bridge at Wampum. This bridge had a 10mph speed restriction on it at the time. NS has since replaced this bridge with a new one.
The Conrail logo lives again in the Andes
Some FCCA engines bear the Conrail logo albeit in the yellow FCCA colors. I'd be happy if some RPNer would know what links Conrail wit... (more)
"Candela" on the Andes Cordillera
At 4387m / 14393ft above sea level, FCCA 1016 and 1018, both ex NS Dash8-39C, are climbing the harsh slopes (4.27%) on the east side of the An... (more)
Where did they go?
Where are all the ex-NS C39-8 ? The Ferrocarril Central Andino bought fifteen of them.
Here, we see the still black ex-8604 in Chosica. FCCA Supervi... (more)
Exotic retirement under coconut trees
Where are all the ex-NS C39-8 ? The Ferrocarril Central Andino bought fifteen of them. Their power are doing wonders on the harsh slopes o... (more)