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Spectacular Spot of the World: Socompa Pass
Crossing the Andes at the Argentina-Chile border, with the tourist train to the clouds "Tren a las Nubes" on the Argentina side
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Photo ID: 702382

The famous "Tren a las Nubes" backs over the country's highest rail bridge, the La Polvorilla viaduct, which stands at 4,220 meters (13,845 feet) above sea level. This train runs from th... (more)

Railroad: Trenes Argentinos Cargas y Logisticas
Locomotive: EMD GT22CU
Location: Salta Province, Argentina
Locomotive #: TACyL 9726
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 18, 2019


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By: ArgFlaRailPhotos

Added: Jul 06, 2019

Views: 1,493
Comments: 2

Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 621462

This is what a friend wrote about riding this train back in 1972, "Number 1121/22 runs once a week, and we soon discovered why: its a trip that overwhelms man and machine alike. In the first... (more)

Railroad: Ferrocarriles Argentinos
Locomotive: Steam 2-10-2
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: 4351
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1972


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By: John West

Added: Jun 29, 2017

Views: 2,719
Comments: 5

Favorited: 29

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Photo ID: 579219

Railroad: Tren a las Nubes
Locomotive: EMD GT22 CU
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: 9724
Train ID: 809
Photo Date: September 14, 2013


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By: Oscar Tapia

Added: Jun 07, 2016

Views: 2,584
Comments: 0

Favorited: 19
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Photo ID: 579096

Photo taken with permisssion from the Company.

Railroad: Ferrocarriles Argentinos
Locomotive: EMD GT22 CU
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: 9713
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January, 1990


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By: Oscar Casado

Added: Jun 06, 2016

Views: 1,335
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Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 578086

Train to the Clouds in El Alisal station where it is the first zig zag branch C-14

Railroad: Trenes Argentinos
Locomotive: EMD GT22CU
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: 9724
Train ID: 809
Photo Date: July 21, 2015


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By: Mariano Casone

Added: May 28, 2016

Views: 2,408
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Favorited: 4

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Photo ID: 576580

Railroad: Tren a las Nubes
Locomotive: EMD GT22 CU
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: 9724
Train ID: 809
Photo Date: September 14, 2013


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By: Oscar Tapia

Added: May 14, 2016

Views: 1,889
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Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 575071

Railroad: Trenes Argentinos
Locomotive: EMD GT22CU
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: 9724
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 08, 2015


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By: Oscar Casado

Added: May 02, 2016

Views: 1,880
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Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 575070

Railroad: Trenes Argentinos
Locomotive: EMD GT22CU
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: 9731
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 08, 2015


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By: Oscar Casado

Added: May 02, 2016

Views: 2,815
Comments: 2

Favorited: 31
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Photo ID: 574735

Over the C14 branch ( FC Gral Belgrano Line) several workers check the tracks before train running. Here inside the motorcar going down to the loop @ 30mph

Railroad: Belgrano Cargas
Locomotive: Ferrocar
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 12, 2012


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By: Alejandro Goldemberg

Added: Apr 29, 2016

Views: 2,363
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Favorited: 8

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Photo ID: 574730

"Tren a las Nubes" explorer consist approaching to the first loop @ notch 8.

Railroad: Belgrano Cargas
Locomotive: EMD GT22CU
Location: Diego de Almagro, Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: 9731
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 08, 2015


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By: Alejandro Goldemberg

Added: Apr 29, 2016

Views: 1,567
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Favorited: 6

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Photo ID: 570090

Over the C14 branch ( FC Gral Belgrano Line) several workers check the tracks before train running. Here catched before crossing the bridge located in the first loop

Railroad: Belgrano Cargas
Locomotive: Ferrocar
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 12, 2012


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By: Alejandro Goldemberg

Added: Mar 19, 2016

Views: 1,895
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Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 558710

#9724 with the famous train "tren a las nubes" climbing to the Viaduct "La Polvorilla" at 4224 msnm / 12672 ft above sea level.

Railroad: Trenes Argentinos
Locomotive: EMD GT22CU
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: 9724
Train ID: 801
Photo Date: July 25, 2015


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By: Guido_Beck - Argentina

Added: Dec 17, 2015

Views: 1,914
Comments: 0

Favorited: 8

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Photo ID: 558144

Railroad: Trenes Argentinos
Locomotive: EMD GT22CU
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: 9724
Train ID: 801
Photo Date: July 25, 2015


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By: Guido_Beck - Argentina

Added: Dec 13, 2015

Views: 1,591
Comments: 0

Favorited: 5

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Photo ID: 553575

Railroad: Trenes Argentinos
Locomotive: EMD GT22CU
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: 9724
Train ID: 809
Photo Date: July 21, 2015


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By: Mariano Casone

Added: Nov 08, 2015

Views: 1,657
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Favorited: 7
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Photo ID: 553342

#9724 with the famous train "Tren a las Nubes"

Railroad: Trenes Argentinos
Locomotive: EMD GT22CU
Location: Salta, Argentina
Locomotive #: 9724
Train ID: 809
Photo Date: July 25, 2015


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By: Guido_Beck - Argentina

Added: Nov 06, 2015

Views: 2,301
Comments: 0

Favorited: 5

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