Rising sun on the AtacamaLit by the first sun rays appearing above the Andes, an empty iron hoppers train goes back to the mine to get another load of ore. I had the same good surpr... (more)
The Viso double switchback is more spectacular viewed from the top level (called Viso Arriba) than from below - see picture 365752... (more)
Driving with style
Eurostar engineers wear a shirt and tie, as can be seen through the windshield of this London - Paris service.
This is a so-called museum, a former steam engine roundhouse that was abandonned "as is" at the end of the steam era, leaving some locomotives on site. It is probably the cheapest railroad museum ... (more)
The FCAB operates freight trains on the line that goes to Argentina through Socompa Pass. On the Argentina side, there is no traffic except the famous tourist train "Tren de Las Nubes" (... (more)
Dead trains, live road
Despite politicians claiming their commitment to environmental improvements, the reality check says otherwise. The enormous lines of 430 dead SNCF engines in Sot... (more)
Captions and more of the same here:
Railroad: FerronorLocomotive: EMD GR12Location: Altamira, ChileLocomotive #: Ferronor 401Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: August 15, 2010
Well well... what can I say? This is just the inside of an old interlocking tower, after all! And you, what do you think?
The “Infiernillo” (little hell) is a very narrow gorge or canyon shared by the Rio Rimac river, the “Carretera Central” main highway, and the railroad. In addition, t... (more)
A heavy sulfuric acid tank train climbs the grade to Altamira as the sun sets on... (more)
Dawn in the desert
It is 5:54 am. The sun has not yet reached the bottom of the valleys when the first of two trains coming down from the mines is negotiating the many meanders aro... (more)