RailPictures.Net Photo: FCCA 1011 FCCA (Ferrocaril Central Andino) GE C30M-3 at Casapalca, Peru by Jean-Marc Frybourg
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» August 31, 2010
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4638 meters / 15217 feet

I wanted to make a picture epitomizing the FCCA railroad, a picture that would say “This is high mountain railroading on standard gauge track”. I wanted a picture that the FCCA railroaders would be proud of and that they would like to stick on the wall in their facilities or offices or even at home. I knew that I had got what I was looking for when I saw this vertical rock stuck out right on the edge of the abyss, with the Andes Cordillera in the background.

I take the opportunity of this picture to acknowledge the outstanding support of the FCCA and to warmly thank Juan, John, Hugo, Chamo, the “maquinistas” and a many other railroaders who helped my photography on the “Central Andino”.

South 11d 37m 1.02s West 76d 12m 57.81s - 4638m / 15217ft
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  Model  NIKON D3S
  ExposureTime  1/2500
  ISOSpeedRatings  400
  Flash  0
  FocalLength  200/10
  GPSLatitudeRef  S
  GPS.GPSLatitude  11° 37' 0.00"
  GPSLongitudeRef  W
  GPS.GPSLongitude  76° 12' 0.00"
  GPS.GPSAltitude  4638
  GPS.GPSTimeStamp  17:16:25
  GPSSatellites  07

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