The main brigdes of the Central Andean Railway are nicely signposted. This is mostly useful for the monthly tourist trains.
FCCA 1010 entering the Viso siding at about 2650 meters above sea level (8694 ft) makes for a wonderful back & white subject, but the photo isn't so nice in colors. This... (more)
FCCA 1026 climbing the Andes is about to cross the massive Carrion Bridge
FCCA 801 is a GR12 that was modified with a locally designed cab at the Guadalupe shops. It is seen here shunting cars at the Port of Callo.
The Ernesto Copello bridge was also called (or firstly called) Van Broklyn
21st Century Incas
Casapalca is a mining city and the FCCA main line is located right in the middle of the mining facilities. A miners crew shift gave the opportunity to these mine... (more)
Railroading in clouds and thin air
2 trains meet at a siding like anywhere else in the world except we are at 4781 meters above sea level (15686 ft). FCCA 1011 has just crossed the summit tunnel, thus pa... (more)
Summit with a wye
The night is falling on La Oroya as FCCA 538 shunts some cars. The yard is surrounded by mountains on almost all sides and it occupies most of the available flat land.