Riding in a lava fieldThis enormous stone field was produced by the nearby Poruña Volcano. It must have been a harsh endeavour to build the line in this area.
The night is falling on the Andes and the FCAB train going to Portezuelo
International train Mejillones (Chile) - San Cristobal (Bolivia) carrying empty ore containers travels through the lava field of the Poruña volcano.
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Railroad: FCAB (Ferrocarril de Antofagasta a Bolivia)Locomotive: EMD GL26C-2Location: San Pedro, ChileLocomotive #: FCAB 2008Train ID: -Photo Date: December 14, 2009
Alt 3240m = 10630 ft At about mid-way between the Chilean city of Calama and the Chile-Bolivia border at Ollagüe lies the village of San Pedro. It is kind of lost in the desert, the former ... (more)
This train takes around 10 Hours from Saldillo to Ventanas, from east to west.