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!
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)
Entering Chosica, this train comes down from from La Oroya. The distance is not enormous as the crow flies. The direct point-to-point aerial path that might be taken by a crow is 96.5 km / 60 mi b... (more)
A Trains Unlimited charter train from Huancayo to La Oroya with ALCO 609 in the Mantaro Valley.
Climbing the Andes, in a landscape reminiscent of Devil's nose in Ecuador, Devil's Gate and Arbaroba in Eritrea.
Tyre vulcanization is a flourishing business in Peru