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Spectacular spot of the World: Chile, Potrerillos line
Photo Album By: Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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Photo ID: 351743

# 406 out of the first tunnel climbing to the Potrerillos mine with vehicles to acid sulfuric, below you see the car used in this trip.

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD GR12U
Location: Llanta, Chile
Locomotive #: 406
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 11, 2011


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By: Guido_Beck - Argentina

Added: Jan 16, 2011

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Photo ID: 351742

# 406 out of the first tunnel climbing to the Potrerillos mine.

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD GR12U
Location: Llanta, Chile
Locomotive #: 408
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 11, 2011


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By: Guido_Beck - Argentina

Added: Jan 16, 2011

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Photo ID: 349905

”Alucinante”

Climbing to Potrerillos on the "Alucinante tren a Potrerillos" – incredible train to Potrerillos – Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD G22CU
Location: Montandon, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 94
Train ID: -
Photo Date: August 15, 2010



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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Dec 29, 2010

People's Choice 3

Views: 23,287
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Favorited: 46
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Photo ID: 349602

From below

From whatever angle you're looking at that incredible line, it is always spectacular. This low angle view is about the Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD G12
Location: Montandon, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 82
Train ID: -
Photo Date: August 14, 2010



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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Dec 26, 2010

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Photo ID: 345798

The Montandón horseshoe

Ferronor 82 energetically negotiates the Montandón horseshoe curve at sunset. This curve immediately follows the Montandón station that marks the beginnin... (more)

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD G12
Location: Montandón, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 82
Train ID: -
Photo Date: August 14, 2010


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Nov 19, 2010

Views: 4,730
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Favorited: 9


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Photo ID: 344678

Abyss

This train has 23 tank cars full of sulfuric acid. It has left the Potrerillos copper refinery around 9:00 am. The plant is very close. It is just a matter of about 10 kilo... (more)

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD GR12
Location: Potrerillos, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 409
Train ID: -
Photo Date: August 15, 2010


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Nov 09, 2010

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Photo ID: 342304

Downward!

A lone GR12 retains a train of loaded sulfuric acid tank cars and empty copper ore concentrate hoppers.

Coordinates of this picture: South 26d 23m 49.33s We... (more)

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD GR12
Location: Montandon, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 412
Train ID: -
Photo Date: August 14, 2010


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Oct 21, 2010

Views: 8,569
Comments: 6

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Photo ID: 342174

Downward!

That train has 23 tank cars full of sulfuric acid. That is a very heavy train considering the grade, and it goes down slowly. I saw it stopping twice, probably for cool... (more)

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD GR12
Location: Potrerillos, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 409
Train ID: -
Photo Date: August 15, 2010


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Oct 20, 2010

Views: 4,457
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Photo ID: 332107

An aptly named location

Back in Chile! This little stream is the aptly named Rio de la Sal i.e. "River of the Salt". The closest railroad siding is also called Rio de la Sal. At firs... (more)

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD GR12
Location: Rio de la Sal, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 93
Train ID: -
Photo Date: December 18, 2009


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Jul 21, 2010

Views: 4,677
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Photo ID: 327859

The valley of El Salado Rio between Llanta and Montandon offers a great diversity of wonderful landscapes. Anxious as we were to capture in our cameras all of the most beautiful spots - and over s... (more)

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD GR12
Location: Encanche, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 91
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 21, 2009


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Jun 12, 2010

Views: 4,108
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Photo ID: 327634

Two EMDs are hard at work, climbing the grade out of Montandon. Fortunately the location is not very high and the air is not thin. There is enough oxygen so that the power of the prime movers is n... (more)

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD GR12
Location: Montandon, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 92
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 18, 2009


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Jun 10, 2010

Views: 5,581
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Photo ID: 327113


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Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD GR12
Location: Encanche, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 401
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 17, 2009



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Added: Jun 05, 2010

Views: 3,501
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Photo ID: 327111


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Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD GR12
Location: Montandon, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 401
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: December 17, 2009



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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Jun 05, 2010

Views: 8,774
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Photo ID: 318576

Vertigo!
The line comes from the bottom of the valley that can be seen below the front of the engine.
The photographer comes from the zigzaging trail that can be seen above the ex... (more)

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD GR12
Location: Potrerillos, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 92
Train ID: -
Photo Date: December 19, 2009


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 26, 2010

Views: 12,483
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Photo ID: 318574

Another image of the spectacular upper section of the Potrerillos copper mine railroad. The mine and the line will close in a few years.

Railroad: Ferronor Chile
Locomotive: EMD G12
Location: Potrerillos, Chile
Locomotive #: Ferronor 83
Train ID: -
Photo Date: December 19, 2009


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By: Jean-Marc Frybourg

Added: Mar 26, 2010

Views: 6,961
Comments: 2

Favorited: 17
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