Night is falling fast in the Tropic of Capricorn area, and the deep Andean valleys make the phenomenon even faster
Into the Worm Hole - Looking into the eastward approach to Tunnel #17 on the desert line in the Carrizo Gorge.
Tunnel 9 - Construction started in 1906 and the line opened in 1919 (most of the rail in the gorge dates from 1914 – 1915). The original money to build the line was surreptitiously suppl... (more)
The ghost town and abandonned mine of Buenaventura, close to the Chile-Bolivia border
Passing through a moonlike landscape a BNSF Z train has just departed the Needles CA crew change headed for AZ and points east.
All these pictures of the FCAB Calama-Ollague line may look a bit similar to most people who have not visited it. I can also understand that seeing all these pictures on RPN may be a bit boring. H... (more)