Bypassing a bridge that had been damaged by a "huayco" (landslide), around 4700 m above sea level.
Turning locomotive to right direction in Huancayo
1015 on the small bridge in the middle of the second level of the Balta double loops.
before departure, the engineer and the "safety-man" have a chat. These safety-men ride on one of the last cars of each train to ensure braking possibility if the train should tear apart.
the last sunray is for FCCA 1012 ...
Inside the car shop section of the now defunct Guadalupe shops. This area is now part of the port of Lima.
Anywhere in the world, the community of railroaders is a brotherhood. And this fellowship tightens even more at night or under harsh winter weather, when the work g... (more)
In the old Chosica maintenance shop, FCCA employees pay careful attention to one of their favorite mountain climbers before it goes up the Andes again, under the watch... (more)
Shunting cars in the yard at night
This roundhouse has disappeared when the Guadalupe shops were demolished, a few months after this picture was taken. The state in which it is shown on the picture reflects the lack of maintenance ... (more)
The FCCA 1011, a GE C30M-3, waits for a train arriving from the towering heights of the Andes hauled by FCCA 1015, a GE Dash8-39C, to clear the track for proceeding on the main line.
A tunnel borne in a vertical cliff followed by a high bridge, with a bright red and yellow engine crossing it: here is (another) typical picture of the Central Andino. A track gang is waiting on a... (more)
These three kids resting in front of their home were as surprised by the sudden arrival of two photographers running out of their car as they were deafened by the hornin... (more)