RailPictures.Net Photo: FCCA 1010 FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) GE C30M-3 at San Jeronimo De Surco, Peru by Jean-Marc Frybourg
 
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FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) (more..)
GE C30M-3 (more..)
Sacrape horseshoe curve (more..)
San Jeronimo De Surco, Peru (more..)
August 19, 2019
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FCCA 1010 (more..)
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Jean-Marc Frybourg (more..)
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The Sacrape horseshoe curve above Balta is one of the exceptions where the builders managed to avoid a switchback. In fact, together with the Balta horseshoe tunnel, it is a series of 2 consecutive switchbacks that were saved. This superposition of 5 pictures shows the Sacrape curve from above to below. About 65 meters of height (213 ft) separate the 2 points where the track disappears from view.
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