The last days of operations of the Pedro de Valdivia nitrate office, near Maria Elena. The dust in suspension that is seen in the background is a result of the extraction of caliche (nitrate salt ... (more)
Only train and desert: Eastbound FCAB railway train loaded with acid, and empty copper cars, in the extreme Atacama desert, passes through the Cochrane sector, in the vicinity of the great ... (more)
... very alone in Atacama desert. NF-210 locomotives built by GMD former CNR Newfoundland, actually working in Chile, that day working as helper locomotives between Pampa and Cumbre, in the Cumbre... (more)
Evening in Atacama, the night is falling, and triple canadian traction GMD NF-210 former CNR Newfoundland with FCAB train #1250 box car from Ollague (previously Bolivia), acid tanks and copper cat... (more)
A Canadian in the Atacama Desert: FCAB sulfuric acid and copper train, going up from Prat, and crosses the railway line known as Cumbre Pass, railroad connection between large copper mining... (more)
FCAB, Ferrocarril Antofagosta & Bolivia RR 1428, gets a very needed bath at Antofagosta, Chile, to wash off the desert dust and dirt on Aug. 13, 2008. The 1428 was converted from 42-in. gauge to ... (more)
January 31/2012: From great CODELCO Chuquicamata copper mine, westbound FCAB train down to Angamos harbour in Mejillones city.
NF-210 locomotives built by GMD ex CNR, now working in Chile ... Are shifted very lonely in the Atacama desert. FCAB Nș 1428 was CN 942.
FCAB acid and copper train, crosses the railway line known as Cumbre Pass, railroad connection between large copper mining and Angamos harbour in Mejillones, in the second region of Chile . The Cu... (more)
Eastbound FCAB railway train loaded with acid, and empty copper cars, in the extreme Atacama desert, near SPENCE BHP Billiton mine, between Sierra Gorda and Calama.
Eastbound FCAB train, carrying sulfuric acid, copper, and warehouses loaded from Bolivia. Passing by the mining sector of Sierra Gorda.
Near Spence, only desert ... and FCAB railway