Thin air, heavy metal with grime, and snow.
The Andes range viewed from the east side and the altiplano, about 4200 m above sea level.
Infiernillo from below
Here is an opposite angle to the RPN picture 361316 of the famous “Puente Infiernillo”, ... (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)
This is another spectacular spot near the famous Infiernillo bridge, where the "Rio Rimac" turns into a waterfall. It flows out of an artificial tunnel that was b... (more)
4680 m above sea level (15354 ft).
FCCA 1008 traverses a reverse curve at Yauli Yacu as it works to pull a 15 car freight eastbound towards the summit at Galera.
Railroader and Cowboy
On the Altiplano, there are some instances when the railroader becomes a cowboy. This herd of cattle had considered the main line its territory. Abundant us... (more)
We are behind the Andes Cordillera, on the Altiplano. This is the Oroya – Cerro de Pasco line. it mainly serves the big mines and mining industries at Cerro de Pa... (more)
South 11d 10m 9.47s West 75d 59m 19.61s – 4167 m / 13671 ft
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