After depositing their train just north of the yard at Searles for interchange with the UP, seven Trona Railway EMD's head back light engine to Trona on a warm October afternoon.
Something about the Trona Railway just seems to 'look right'... The combination of faded ex-UP/SP SD40's with an ageing rake of hoppers almost seems as though they were designed to blend in with t... (more)
Late on a very warm afternoon, seven of the Trona Railway's veteran six-axle EMD's whine and smoke their way up the gradient towards Searles yard with a train of loaded hoppers and empty acid tank... (more)
Last maneuvers before the night journey to Ollagüe (3.660 m.a.s.l.)
Foto: Oscar Bagnasco
Countrylinks Sydney to Melbourne XPT service arrives at Southern Cross Station.
FCAB #209 traveling to Ollagüe, downward from the Ascotan pass, the highest point in the route (4000 m), in the heights of Andes.
In the heights of Andes, FCAB #209 in route to Ollagüe.
In February of 2012, train #209 of FCAB railway, with hopper cars for ore concentrates, from Mejillones and with destination Ollagüe for change cars with bolivian FCA railway, climbing to the top ... (more)