Maintainance at night
After putting in a hard day at work on the Andean slopes, the FCCA #1000 is serviced in the small Matucana yard. Checking and maintaining the brakes is a crucial r... (more)
On the Central Andino, at 4650 m above sea level (15256 ft), a series of tunnels in a spectacular area allows the line to cross rocky outcrops and promontories on the s... (more)
A GP40-3 watches another GP40-3 passing by at the beach
Nothing like a good chat at the (turn)table
Oops, we’ve got a little problem
The Gadalupe shops near Callao are closed and demolished. A brand new locomotive shop is being built in Chosica. Servicing engines during the tra... (more)
The Gadalupe shops near Callao are closed and demolished. A brand new locomotive shop is being built in Chosica. Servicing engines during the transition period is a bit tricky. The turntable remai... (more)
South Pacific Beach
Train goes at the beach in a red swimsuit
A picture with music
If it were a scene in a movie, the music that comes to my mind that would best go with it is the theme of “The Magnific... (more)
The Ilo-Toquepala railroad has many sharp curves, mostly on the upper half section where the builders of the line closely followed the mountainous terrain so as to avoid costly tunnels. Together w... (more)
A train full of precious copper concentrate cautiously goes down the sharp grade of the coastal cliffs above Matarani.
The night is falling above Matarani as the tank train bound for Arequipa, Juliaca and Petroperú near Cuzco climbs the coastal range and approaches the flat desert.
The train goes shopping
The train does its shopping at the market in Juliaca. The picture shows it collecting some fruits.
The Julliaca market stretches over every av... (more)
Perurail vs. Coca-Cola Peru
This is not a "near miss" but the effect of a long telephoto lens.