The upper level of the only (double) switchback on the Oroya to Cerro de Pasco line
4592 meters above sea level (15066 ft)
The FCCA 1012 was modified so as to work partly on natural gas and partly on fuel. The green car behind the engine is a "gas tender". It contains bottles of compresse... (more)
Desemparados station used to be the main passenger depot in Lima. It is located in the historic centre of Lima, next to the Presidential Palace and adjacent to the ... (more)
FCCA 1011 leads a La Oroya bound train across the steel deck/truss bridge over the Rio Rimac at Rio Blanco. This is the only mode of transportation moving up the valley here at Rio Blanco. Just of... (more)
The Rio Mantaro Valley
Here is a special tank train on a line where such sulfuric acid tank cars would never go in regular service because there is no copper industry in the Mant... (more)
The vertiginous cliffs of the Andes barely leave enough space for a standard gauge train. This picture illustrates well what the incredible builder - and adventurer - Henry Meiggs said to one of h... (more)
538 still in its orange paint from the ENAFER era (Pre FCCA) passes by the station at Jauja or as the Wanka people of the area spell it Xauxa
Bound for Huancayo, FCCA 538 and a companion exit tunnel 64.
Rollin along the Rio Mantaro bound for Huancayo.