Our Central America Rail Tours special heads out of Guatemala City across Las Vacas bridge toward Zacapa. Riding the boxcar tops across Las Vacas was more than a little exciting.
In 1970 when this picture was taken, this was probably the last major backshop in North America to overhaul steam engines on a regular basis. The former IRCA
shops in Guatemala City were relativ... (more)
A Puerto Barrios bound train departs Guatemala City over the impressive "Viaduct of the Cows", the highest and longest bridge of the many impressive bridges on the scenic three foot gauge former I... (more)
The morning passenger train to Puerto Barrios (running as a mixto) crosses the Las Vacas viaduct leaving Guatemala City. One of the many volcanos surrounding Guatemala City is framed by the bridg... (more)
A two engine train heads timetable north from Guatemala City toward Rancho and Puerto Barrios. The railroad has been nationalized, but the tenders of both engines are still lettered FIdeCA for th... (more)
Roundhouse at the Ferrovias Guatemala Zone 1 shops still houses steam in 2005.