The train coming from above will cross this train in a few moments
1001 will reach Casapalca in a few minutes. Down in the valley you can see the Carretera Central. Also note that even though we are at close to 4000 meters asl, there are still trees growing here!
FCCA's 1001 is making its way down from the pass (still at about 4500 m).
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)
1001 is close to the summit now at about 4710 m a.s.l.
must be fun to ride this "mosquito" but quite fresh in the high mountain thin air ...
1001 and her train snaking alongside the valley and climbing towards Casapalca
Rollin downgrade along the Rio Rimac.
A westbound train passes through one of the many mines located along the FCCA main.