A lucky shot - the sun had reached the bottom of the valley only a few minutes earlier. 1003 is crossing the Carretera Central twice over this steel bridge just before arriving at Rio Blanco.
This FCCA train has just left the switchbacks of Casapalca and is now headed for Chinchan.
In addition to the pain in the head (due to the altitude if you didn't have time to acclim... (more)
Perurail 751 has taken over a loaded petrol train at Pillones and rolls towards Juliaca. Note the stones - looking like cast around - as well as the structures in the background.
at about 3000m above sea level, 1002 blasts up the 4%-grade on the historically highest railroad of the world. This bridge, back in the 1920ies, was the place of a head-on collision of two steam e... (more)
General Motors G22CW 538 of Cerro de Pasco Railroad with a charter train near the mining town of Cerro de Pasco on about 4300 metre a.s.l.
The 132 km long line is now part of Ferrocarril Central ... (more)