Climbing out of the Port of Barquito, this train is about to travel through the coastal city of Chañaral, and then will continue toward Diego de Almagro and Llanta.
FN 412 shunts old sulfuric acid tank cars in the Port of Barquito.
Another port, another treasure: further to my pictures #491978 in Antofagasta, Chile and #492185 in Baie-Comeau, Quebec, here is a view of the copper warehouse in the port of Barquito, near the ci... (more)
This train is leaving Chañaral, starting its 3-hour journey eastward through the Atacama desert. It is going to Llanta (east of Diego de Almagro). Chañaral and the port of Barquito are the eastern... (more)
Climbing out of the Port of Barquito, this train is about to travel through the coastal city of Chañaral, and then will continue toward Diego de Almagro before reaching its final destination at Ll... (more)
This is one of the 2 junctions (empalme) around Diego de Almagro between the West-East Chanaral - Diego de Almagro - Potrerillos line and the "longitudinal" - Ferrocarril Longitudinal No... (more)
In difference to other units on the line GR12U #412 has still some spots where the basic paint scheme in yellow/blue is visible. But still also this loco shows heavy signs of its use on the steep ... (more)
Considered less interesting than the upper section of the line to Potrerillos (around Montandon), the lower section between Llanta and Diego de Almagro also has some beautiful landscapes, provided... (more)
Toward the end of the vertiginous descent from Potrerillos to Montandon.
Atacama desert solitude at dusk
Street running in North Chile