Ending the day the last rays of sun illuminate the highest hills of Salado Creek and Potrerillos Gorge, FERRONOR freight coming from Codelco foundry and copper plant in Potrerillos, negotiates a c... (more)
A memory of the disappeared railway that climbed to the CODELCO Potrerillos mining zone, FERRONOR copper train going through the most difficult and spectacular section, between Montandon and Potre... (more)
An EMD export GA8 waits inside the port area between assignments. It had pulled a string of cathode cards to the port about an hour earlier and would take back some empty flats about an hour later... (more)
A train of sulfuric acid and empty flats (for cathodes) climbs between Sergio Galvan and Cumbre in the Atacama Desert.
Besides the world-famous Cumbre Loops, there are another set of inverse horseshoe curves farther east in the Cumbre Pass. Here we see a train of copper cathodes and empty sulfuric acid tanks headi... (more)
Ferronor train 901 skirts through the vast dry emptiness of the Atacama Desert on its way from Baquedano to Estación Adolfo Zaldivar.
FCAB zinc concentrate train climbs the hill above the salt flats in the very last light of the day.
FCAB zinc concentrate train moves at about five miles an hour over the causeway through Salar San Martin.
FCAB train to Bolivia passing through the salt flats and volcanoes of the Chilean/Bolivian frontier.
Empty boxcars for mineral concentrate in Bolivia near Route 21 with the volcanoes of San Pablo and San Pedro behind them.
Empty boxcars for mineral concentrate in Bolivia pass the twin volcanoes of San Pablo and San Pedro in Chile.
Fully dynamic braking down the extreme grade .