On the SQM industrial railroad, ex-FCTT Ferrocarril de Tocopilla al Toco (FCTT), GE Box Cabs were still very active in 2009. This unit is the #601 "Andrea". She was delivered in April of... (more)
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)
Andrea, an old GE Box Cab from the 1920's is the star of the evening on the steep slopes of the coast range above the city and harbour of Tocopilla.
This is the control stand of the GE Box Cab #601 "Andrea", built in April 1927. Ergonomics were not a concern in the 1920's. I suppose that the concept had not yet been invented. Interesting to se... (more)
SQM 601 is "Andrea". She was born in April of 1927.