Climbing the last mile to the summit tunnel at about 4750m asl (15584 ft).
Flame thrower: just a natural occurence in thin air at 4758 m (15610 ft).
Downhill train at 4625 m (15170 ft) between tunnels 52 and 53, km 167.2.
On the 4.5%+ grade, the max speed downhill with a loaded train is 15 kmh (9.3 mph), and an automatic security syst... (more)
At about 4740 m asl (15550 ft), the FCCA 1012 has an EOT device attached because it is shoving on the rear, with another engine on the head end of the train.
The Central Andino Railroad in Peru is not any more the highest railroad on Earth since China built a line in Tibet. But it is still the most spectacular. A standard ... (more)
All this series of photographs of the railroad to nearly 5000 meters above sea level, I love them very much, because I took a lot of effort to get them.
But this one is special because I had t... (more)
Down from Galera, at 4829 meters above sea level (15843,18 feet), this work train is dropping stones on the track, performing maintenance.
1001 is close to the summit now at about 4710 m a.s.l.
Local folk music group taking pictures with a typical Andean landscape and train for the cover of their next CD