A dangerous rock!
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
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)
Rumichaca is an inaccessible location but with the railroad or else you have to be a good hiker. The Rumichaca switchbacks are the only ones on the east side ... (more)
FCCA 1011 on the left is on the median level of the Viso switchbacks, between Viso Arriba and Viso Abajo. It is going backward toward the lower switch. The FCCA 1009 on the right has negotiated th... (more)
The “Infiernillo” (little hell) is a very narrow gorge or canyon shared by the Rio Rimac river, the “Carretera Central” main highway, and the railroad. In addition, t... (more)