Mountain climbing on a 4%+ grade. This is the spectacular - and most inaccessible ! - section between Montandón and Potrerillos. The tank cars bring sulfuric acid to the Potrerillos copper complex... (more)
Moonlit pan shot in the Andes
A friendly Ferronor engineer points out to a beautiful Moon.
Picture lit by the Moon and stars and the Andes' notoriously clear sky.
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A train of empty sulfuric acid tank cars is descending the steep grade from the Potrerillos mine. Sulfuric acid is a major ingredient for the making of copper.
This is one of the most spectacular railroads that I have ever seen. It climbs the Andes Precordillera up to 2850 meters / 9350 ft. It is a meter gauge line, similar to most other Chilean lines. I... (more)