RailPictures.Net Photo: FCCA 1016 FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) GE C39-8 (Dash 8-39C) at Oroya, Peru by Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) (more..)
GE C39-8 (Dash 8-39C) (more..)
Rumichaca (more..)
Oroya, Peru (more..)
September 01, 2010
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"Candela" on the Andes Cordillera

At 4387m / 14393ft above sea level, FCCA 1016 and 1018, both ex NS Dash8-39C, are climbing the harsh slopes (4.27%) on the east side of the Andes Cordillera under a light snow fall. Thin air (low oxygen) facilitates post-combustion. A typical "candela" (fire) bursts out of the exhaust stack when the "maquinista" (engineer) seeks more efforts from the prime movers.

GPS: South 11 41.7679' 0" West 76 7.1548' 0"
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