Train loaded with copper concentrate from El Salvador copper mine, after passing the Montandon former station is a closed horseshoe curve and from there will begin to climb towards CODELCO foundry... (more)
Hard railway route in the bottom of the canyon, FERRONOR downhill from CODELCO copper smelter in Potrerillos.
The last sunrays of the day are reflected in the dust, while the train moves between Potrerillos and Llanta.
FERRONOR railway, working between Potrerillos and Llanta. EMD GR12U locomotive, from CODELCO Potrerillos foundry leads a loaded train of sulfuric acid, used in the process of leaching of copper.
FERRONOR railway, working between Potrerillos and Llanta, and then to the "Barquito" harbour in Chañaral. EMD GR12U locomotive, from CODELCO Potrerillos foundry leads a loaded train of sulfuric a... (more)
Llanta yard and former station, and a FERRONOR train loaded with sulfuric acid is ready to leave for CODELCO Potrerillos foundry.
Another Tatoo Train in Potrerillos wall: Spectacular trip between Potrerillos and Montandon metric gauge line, in Diego de Almagro city (North of Chile). Already ending the day, FERRONOR su... (more)
26 miles from Diego de Almagro, 121 miles from Caldera, and FERRONOR train in route to Potrerillos, third region of Atacama.
The train is seen in the distance, it's true ... and maybe far away, rather see something black in the bottom of the canyon, looks like a black tattoo. But you can clearly see how this railroad sh... (more)