Viviana and Alejandra take a sunbath on the Pacific sea shore above the industrious city of Tocopilla
Andrea is shunting the loaded cars it just brought down from the mountain at the Tocopilla Harbour yard. The train is full of nitrate coming from the Maria Ele... (more)
Viviana #604 and Alejandra #607 are going out of the Tocopilla harbour for a morning trip to Barriles with empty cars while a cargo ship is being loaded with potassium nitrate and another one is w... (more)
A GE Box Cab survivor still in regular service: looks like the good fresh air of the Pacific Ocean keeps these elderly ladies healthy.
Railroad: SQM (Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile)Locomotive: GE Box CabLocation: Tocopilla, ChileLocomotive #: SQM 604Train ID: -Photo Date: December 10, 2009
SQM 601 is "Andrea". She was born in April of 1927.
Home Care Center for Old LadiesSQM ex-FCCT 603 was built by GE in April 1927 in Schenecdaty, NY. It wears the builder number 10155 and it is named “M Beroiza”. In December 2009 – almost... (more)
An old lady still at work: this unit and its 4 sisters are the only GE Box Cab survivors in regular service today. Built in the mid and late 1920's they are among the oldest electric engines still... (more)