RailPictures.Net Photo: FCCA 1016 FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) GE C39-8 (Dash 8-39C) at Oroya, Peru by Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) (more..)
GE C39-8 (Dash 8-39C) (more..)
Rumichaca (more..)
Oroya, Peru (more..)
September 01, 2010
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FCCA 1016 (more..)
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Andean painting series The 1016 and 1018 at Rumichaca

At 4390 m above sea level, FCCA 1016 and 1018, both ex NS Dash8-39C, are climbing the difficult grade (4.27%) on the east side of the Andes Cordillera under a light snow fall. They will uncouple from their train at the Galera summit (4781m/15786ft) because the clearance of the tunnels on the section between Galera and Matucana is not large enough for them.
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