RailPictures.Net Photo: FCCA 1011 FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) GE C30M-3 at Meiggs, Peru by Jean-Marc Frybourg
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FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) (more..)
GE C30M-3 (more..)
Central Andino Railway Callao-La Oroya (more..)
Meiggs, Peru (more..)
December 06, 2009
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FCCA 1011 (more..)
Jean-Marc Frybourg (more..)
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Climbing the Andes
This is high mountain railroading, standard gauge style, on a 4.3% grade. Picture shot between Casapalca and Ticlio around 4500 m / 14500 ft above sea level. So high in the Andes, it is rare to have sunny weather with blue skies because this is precisely where the massive mountain range stop the humidity and clouds coming from the Pacific Ocean.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Jean-Marc Frybourg: Thank you so much to all of you for your kind comments. I am proud that my pictures please you and make you happy. This is my motivation for posting more of them.
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