Climbing the last mile to the summit tunnel at about 4750m asl (15584 ft).
Flame thrower: just a natural occurence in thin air at 4758 m (15610 ft).
All this series of photographs of the railroad to nearly 5000 meters above sea level, I love them very much, because I took a lot of effort to get them.
But this one is special because I had t... (more)
Down from Galera, at 4829 meters above sea level (15843,18 feet), this work train is dropping stones on the track, performing maintenance.
Local folk music group taking pictures with a typical Andean landscape and train for the cover of their next CD