The new machine in the desert sunset: EMD GT46AC locomotive displacement alone in search of a train load of iron, in the testing phase. Are 6 new EMD units GT46AC already arrivals at FERRONOR Chil... (more)
Sunset in northern Chile, with iron train of FERRONOR, loaded and up to Vallenar.
Passenger train Denau - Tashkent
Amtrak’s No. 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, crests Thompson Hill just east of Thompson, Utah, on the morning of March 4, 2012.
In the sunset, the loaded FERRONOR train passes near Vallenar in the desert, going up a slope with 2 locomotives GM EMD GR12. All in the most arid and dry desert in the world, the Atacama desert l... (more)
Carmelita curves: One of the MONUMENTS most recognizable of the Tocopilla coastal, old but still brilliant BoxCab 289A GE Electric Locomotives built in 1927, no major problems up the grade (slope)... (more)
FCAB Antofagasta train at full power - faster and with a demonic roar, with silver pots San Cristobal Mine in Bolivia, toward the border town of Ollagüe, across the great Ascotan salt lake.
FCAB train down from the Chuquicamata mine to the seaport of Angamos, in Mejillones, transporting copper for export, plus sulfuric acid tanks for loading and subsequent transport back to the mine.
Only desert: FCAB convoy, carrying sulfuric acid, copper, and warehouses loaded from Bolivia. In the midst of great desert of Atacama, passes through the Cochrane sector, in the vicinity of the gr... (more)
A train carrying mineral concentrate (silver) of the Chilean railway company FCAB, crosses the railway line known as "Cumbrepass" railroad connection between large copper mining and seaport of Mej... (more)
Not an easy shot to get to, but well worth it.
Altiplanic power of FCAB, after leaving behind the town of San Pedro and start climbing towards Ascotan (4000 mts), the highest point on the way to Ollagüe.
Little train in red rock country On March 4, 2012, Union Pacific’s Potash local heads back to the main line at Brendel, Utah, after setting out most of its cars at Potash, and is now ta... (more)
Passenger train Tashkent - Termez