Viewed from the famed Royal Gorge suspension bridge, a westbound Rio Grande local has just cleared the hanging bridge, and is continuing toward Salida and Tennessee Pass. These tracks are still ac... (more)
Whatever angle you look at it, the Montandon to Potrerillos grade is always spectacular
Meter gauge, no rack, dangerous cliffs, serious grade (around 3.9%) : this is a rock climbing train!
The grade between Montandon and Potrerillos belongs to one of the most spectaculars lines of the Chilean Railways. 3.9% steep through the slopes of the mountains up to Potrerillos and this with fu... (more)
Vertigo! ... by FERRONOR train loaded with copper concentrate from Llanta, in Montandon - Potrerillos metric gauge line, with a maximum slope of 3.5% in this section. EMD G12 locomotive No. 82, co... (more)
Vertiginous! ... Tunnel No. 3, and abyss Montandon - Potrerillos line.
For friends and members of the Rail Pictures community, you have a beautiful Christmas, an affectionate hug from Chile.
A southbound intermodel passes the cliff at Storm King Mountain.
What a place for a railwaystation and a restaurant! Rushhour at the station Pilatus Kulm (2073 meters over sealevel): one railcar from the Pilatusbahn (Alpnachstad - Pilatus Kulm), the world's ste... (more)
Electric cogwheel railcar BDhe 2/4 # 3 from 1937 is shoving car B 16 up the 25.0 % grade below Staffelhöhe towards Rigi Kulm, with railcar # 4 following on sight distance.
Drivers view from the electric cogwheel railcar BDhe 4/4 # 5 of the Rigibahnen when riding down from Rigi Kulm to Rigi Staffel, with the sea of fog and Pilatus mountain in the background.
Electric cogwheel railcar Bhe 2/4 # 4 from 1953 below Rigi Staffelhöhe station with "the sea of fog" and the alps in the background.
A Ge 4/4 II hauls a freight train from Landquart to Ilanz through the Rhine Gorge between Reichenau-Tamins and Ilanz.
A young rock climber has just finished climbing Elephant Head Mountain and pauses to watch the GP lead the Notch Train back to North Conway.
Yes, there's a train in this picture ;) GR12U 412 is hauling two loads of copper concentrate and empty tank cars on the grade from Montadon to Potrerillos.