General Roca Railroad's trains number 318 from Tandil and 346 from General Alvear, consolidated as a single train from Cańuelas to its destination at Plaza Constitución terminal, pass Kilo. 5 Yard... (more)
Leaving Ingeniero White port after soy beans discharge.
Dawn in the desert
"FCAB 1405" has travelled by night from Mejillones, a Pacific Ocean harbor. It has just arrived at Cumbre Pass. It will now cut its rear end helpers and shunt ... (more)
Another image of the spectacular upper section of the Potrerillos copper mine railroad. The mine and the line will close in a few years.
A sulfuric acid tank train in the remote confines of the Andean Mountains...
Lit by the first sun light of the day, an eastbound has just stopped at the Cumbre summit siding. Rear end helpers will be removed, some shunting will take place, and a long wait will follow until... (more)
Picture 6/8This one was missing. It shows how steep the grade is.
Picture 8/8 - Last picture of the series Train is going away from the photographer. I posted the series so that you can see the (almost) full extent of the train progression observed fr... (more)
Picture 7/8Going away from the photographer, this picture shows the rear end helpers pushing hard on the last few miles before reaching the Cumbre Pass summut
Picture 5/8Here is the fifth picture of the same Eastbound FCAB1406 of Dec 13 in the double horseshoe curve under the Cumbre Pass summit. All pictures were shot from the exact same loca... (more)
Picture 4/8Here is the fourth picture of the same Eastbound FCAB1406 of Dec 13 in the double horseshoe curve under the Cumbre Pass summit. All pictures were shot from the exact same loc... (more)
Picture 3/8Here is the third picture of the Eastbound FCAB1406 of Dec 13 in the double horseshoe curve under the Cumbre Pass summit.
Picture 2/8Markus Fischer and I discovered this area by chance. That was on our first day in the area. We had just arrived from the north, driving from Iquique. We noticed a train comin... (more)