RailPictures.Net Photo: 1002 FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) GE C30-7 at Matucana, Peru by R v Gersdorff
 
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FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) (more..)
GE C30-7 (more..)
Chaupichaca Bridge (more..)
Matucana, Peru (more..)
May 02, 2007
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1002 (more..)
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Rupprecht v. Gersdorff (more..)
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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 engines. One of them fell off the bridge and into the river beneath, where a few remains can still be found....
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