RailPictures.Net Photo: SPCC 60 Southern Peru Copper Corporation EMD SD70 at Toquepala, Peru by Jean-Marc Frybourg
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Southern Peru Copper Corporation (more..)
EMD SD70 (more..)
Ilo - Toquepala / Cuajone - Km 117 (more..)
Toquepala, Peru (more..)
September 14, 2010
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SPCC 60 (more..)
Jean-Marc Frybourg (more..)
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Dawn in the desert

It is 5:47 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 around km 110-120 of the Ilo-Toquepala. Take a minute to have a look at Google Maps (click below) to see how amazing the line is around that particular spot.

Position of the photographer: South 17d 23m 14.95s West 70d 51m 20.99s 1517 m / 4977ft
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