RailPictures.Net Photo: FCCA 1001 FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) GE C30M-3 at Matucana, Peru by Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) (more..)
GE C30M-3 (more..)
Viso Abajo (more..)
Matucana, Peru (more..)
December 05, 2009
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FCCA 1001 (more..)
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Jean-Marc Frybourg (more..)
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Yes indeed, the horizon is level ... as far as we can talk of any horizontal line here. We are in a world of verticality and the train makes no exception. The grade is around 4%+ . This is a switchback and the train will soon travel on the track above, with engines pushing from the rear end, for about half a mile to a mile. Then it will reach another switchback and resume its journey engines first. The 3rd level of the double switchback can be seen on the top of the picture.
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