Kolhapur bound Koyna Express traverses the rugged terrain between Adarki and Wathar.
It was a hot and tiring day (the three mile hike back to the car after this picture was the worst part), but the pictures of the California Zephyr in this great lunar landscape were worth it.
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Salt flats/Salares: This photo depicts an unusual landscape
High altitude: This photo depicts operations above 3050m/... (more)
Henschel 3095 works hard up the last bit of the long climb from Aswan Station to the High Dam Station, on the rear giving a helping hand is Adtranz 2106.
Henschel 3138 works some empty stock from Aswan to the High Dam Station, seen climbing the high level section just before High Dam station, on the back of the train banking is Adtranz 2108
A tiny train and the beautiful Andes of North Chile
This train hauls copper ore concentrate upward to the Potrerillos smelter. The smelter was built high in the mountain at a time when ... (more)
It is really an "empty" place in this northernmost part of the Atacama desert - you feel sort of being "lost in the nowhere"
Perurail 751 has some loaded tank cars bound for Cuzco as it runs through the high desert in the last rays of the evening sun.
A picture with music
If it were a scene in a movie, the music that comes to my mind that would best go with it is the theme of “The Magnific... (more)
The Ilo-Toquepala railroad has many sharp curves, mostly on the upper half section where the builders of the line closely followed the mountainous terrain so as to avoid costly tunnels. Together w... (more)
A train full of precious copper concentrate cautiously goes down the sharp grade of the coastal cliffs above Matarani.
The night is falling above Matarani as the tank train bound for Arequipa, Juliaca and Petroperú near Cuzco climbs the coastal range and approaches the flat desert.
Desvio Km 124 Ballow, i.e. Ballow siding, is nothing more than a siding in the desert. There is no branch, no junction, no industry, nothing that justifies that a... (more)