Viewed from the rear, a loaded ore train coming from Bolivia slowly goes down from Cumbre Pass toward the sea level with 3 front end engines and 2 rear end helpers, while morning clouds and fog co... (more)
A loaded ore train slowly goes down from Cumbre Pass toward sea level with 3 front end engines and 2 rear end helpers.
Sulfuric acid transportation in the Atacama Desert
Atacama Desert Railroading, with 3 ex-Canadian locomotives (American-built) - the first unit is also Ex Nicaragua (FCP) -, Chilean copper plates and Bolivian box cars.
On March 5, 2012, an eastbound BNSF freight traverses the scenic Utah desert between Solitude and Floy, Utah, on Union Pacific’s Green River Subdivision. A pair of GE ES44DCs bracket a newer ES44C... (more)
The Montandon horseshoe
Dawn in a deep Andean canyon
Skirting the scenic Bookcliffs, Union Pacific’s MRONY manifest freight is between Solitude and Floy, Utah, on March 16, 2009. Motive power on the eastbound train is EMD SD70M No. 4876 leading two ... (more)
Riding in a lava fieldThis enormous stone field was produced by the nearby Poruña Volcano. It must have been a harsh endeavour to build the line in this area.
Crossing the Loa River canyon - 1/4
In the old days, during its first decades of existence, the Calama - Ollague - Bolivia line crossed the Loa River canyon with a high bridge. Tod... (more)