EMD G22CU # 94 of the Ferronor, built in 1971 for the Codelco, is pulling 9 empty sulfuric acid tank cars from Llanta up to Potrerrilos, in the steep slope on a grade of about 3.0 %. Sadly, lower ... (more)
EMD G22CU # 94 of the Ferronor, built in 1971 for the Codelco, is pulling an empty sulfuric acid tank car train from Llanta up to Potrerrilos, in the steep slope on a grade of about 3.0 %. Sadly, ... (more)
Sadly, one of the most spectacular railroads worldwide was destroyed by heavy floods in march 2015, the 1 meter gauge line from Chañaral via Diego de Almagro-Llanta up to Potrerillos. When you loo... (more)
The grade between Montandon and Potrerillos belongs to one of the most spectaculars lines of the Chilean Railways. 3.9% steep through the slopes of the mountains up to Potrerillos and this with fu... (more)
The same train as in www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=399153, the same moment, seen from the opposite side of the valley! G22CU 94 of Ferrnonor with a empty sulphuric acid train from Llanta t... (more)
To prevent an overheating, the engineer on GR22CU # 94 opened various engine room doors when the locomotive pulls 9 empty sulphuric acid tank cars through the gorge from Llanta to Montandon and fi... (more)
Definitely not the terrain to build a railroad! Nevertheless, there was created a line up to the mine of Potrerillos in 1928.
GR22CU # 94 of 1971 is pulling a train with 9 empty sulphuric acid ta... (more)