The Baldwin is carring 5 passenger cars, 2 restaurant and a cabbose at the back.
A freight climbs the far mountain side having left Tolar Grande upon the arrival of our very late passenger train. This scene is at about 14,000 feet above sea level on the northern trans-Andino ... (more)
A Ron Zeil trip to Argentina uncovers this tank engine working the terminal.
A combination of diesel and steam works the terminal.
A Ron Zeil trip to Argentina provided this op to capture switching at the terminal.
A Ron Ziel trip to Argentina provided these scenes.
Fiat Concord Railcar built in 1973 and designed specialy for the Director of the national railway company called Ferrocarriles Argentinos.
Patagonia is a world of wide open spaces with the snow capped Andes as a dramatic backdrop. The 76 cm gauge passenger train (with diner) is on the last leg of its tri-weekly journey to remote Esq... (more)
The fireman appears to have the firing valve open about as far as it will go to keep steam pressure up. This line climbs to about 13,000 feet above sea level.
The old Patagonia express complete with 2'6" guage dining car.
The regular train has just left Esquel, and is headed north to El Maiten and eventually the Ing. Jacobacci connection with the broad gauge to Buenos Aires.
This handsom metre gauge 4-8-2 was built by Henschel in 1938.
In the early 1970's the Tucuman shed of the metre gauge Belgrano Railway was a busy place for steam.
The southbound passenger from El Maiten heads toward Esquel in the late afternoon.