Del pueblo para el pueblo
Typical of Peru are such walls painted with political slogans. The road to the left, called "Carretera Central" is a major Peruvian highway and the rail... (more)
A Little Hell
One of the most famous bridges of the Lima to La Oroya line is the Infiernillo - Little Hell - Bridge, located in a narrow canyon between two tunnels. The remains o... (more)
A Little Hell
One of the most famous bridges of the Lima to La Oroya line is the Infiernillo - Little Hell - Bridge, located in a narrow canyon between two tunnels. It was as a c... (more)
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)
A South American Tehachapi
The most spectacular section of the Andean line from Lima to La Oroya starts at the San Bartolome station (located in Tornamesa, which means "turntable... (more)
Standard Gauge Mountaineer
This train is travelling on the Cacray switchbacks located at km 130.7 to 132.3, i.e. between San Mateo and Rio Blanco around 3370m / 11050ft above sea... (more)
The 1011 makes a short appearance between a long tunnel and a short tunnel before crossing the massive Chaupichaca Bridge
Climbing to the clouds on the Copa Bridge - 3490 m above sea level - dating from 1908.
Another view of the Puente Anche. There are many ways to portray this bridge from all sides and from very different angles. The pictures 311205 and 310320 are a small sample of all the possibiliti... (more)
Another version of the old poles line, the station in the distance and the dark grey sky.
The old poles line, the station in the distance, the dark grey sky ... and the bold cropping. Hope that it will please the screeners and everybody as well.
The special ecosystem of the Andes
... And the special weather !
This ex-LMX unit is now wearing the nickname "Big Boy" probably because it is the most powerful locomotive in Peru.
Not much room for the track gang between the tunnel and the bridge!