RailPictures.Net Photo: 1407 FCAB (Ferrocarril de Antofagasta a Bolivia) EMD G16 at Ascotan, Chile by Tanago Tours
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» FCAB (Ferrocarril de Antofagasta a Bolivia) (more..)
» EMD G16 (more..)
» between Ascotan and San Pedro (more..)
» Ascotan, Chile (more..)
» November 13, 2011
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» 1407 (more..)
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FCAB diesel #1407, built 1963 with builder number 28550, is still under full throttle, spending its days on the FCAB metregauge lines between Antofagasta and Ollagüe. We chased this train during our Tanago-tours-fact-finding-mission for more than 5 hours and were rewarded with some excellent shots of a classic consist with FCA and FCAB boxcars. Assuming that all cars were fully loaded, the train had a gross weight of ~1.200 tons. On the steep sections it was slowed down to 10 miles/hr - giving us even more time to enjoy the terrific sound of the diesel engines.
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