RailPictures.Net Photo: SPCC 61 Southern Peru Copper Corporation EMD SD70 at Toquepala, Peru by Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Southern Peru Copper Corporation (more..)
EMD SD70 (more..)
Ilo - Toquepala / Cuajone - km119  (more..)
Toquepala, Peru (more..)
September 14, 2010
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SPCC 61 (more..)
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Jean-Marc Frybourg (more..)
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Andean morning glint

Ilo, km17 - Alarm clock 03:30
In the car 04:00
Out of Ilo 04:15
Paved road, then dirt road at night
Arrival at km119 05:30
First picture of the first train 05:36
First sun light 05:55
This picture - 89th picture of the day - 05:56:40

This train started its journey at the Toquepala mine around 3:30am. It follows a first train coming from the Cuajone mine by about 15-20 mn. It will reach Ilo about 6-7 hours later.

GPS:
South 17, 23.3169' 0"
West 70, 51.2852' 0"
Altitude 1520 m / 4987 ft
GPS time 10:56:19
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