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Salt flats/Salares: This photo depicts an unusual landscape
High altitude: This photo depicts operations above 3050m/... (more)
Brand new rebuild, the 1444 is undergoing some tests before mainline service.
Notes from FCAB expert Mel Turner about this series of 2 G22CU engines 1443-1444:
Close, but no cigar
As Lucius Beebe would say: “Close, but no cigar!”. Ideally, in a perfect picture, the tank truck in the far background should be closer to the tank train. Not... (more)
So many countries!
Ollague is a small, remote village high in the Andes, at 3714 m above sea level (12185 ft) - Railroad: FCAB (Ferrocarril de Antofagasta a Bolivia)Locomotive: EMD GL26C-2Location: Ollague, ChileLocomotive #: FCAB 2008Train ID: -Photo Date: August 19, 2010
Junior railfan girl videotaping big engines at the Chile-Bolivia border
#1413 comming from the cumbre pass to the port of Mejillones with an acid sulfuric tank train.
# 1455 going to Antofagasta yard from La Negra, this is the firts of four trains going to Antofagasta
This unit that was built in Canada for service in Newfoundland is now in service in Chile on the FCAB. It receives maintenance in the FCAB shops in Antofagasta.
# 1407 aproaching to Prat yard, this train comming from Antofagasta Yard.
The Great Salt Lake Causeway
No, this is not the Lucin cut-off and we are not in Utah. But this is a also a long and straight fill right over a dry salted lake with 13km / 8 mile... (more)
Shot 16 km / 10 miles before, this is the same train as on picture 350269.