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  1. New Life

    New Life

    Former BN/BNSF SD40-2 n 6379 at Alameda Central Station in Santiago after being inaugurated by the Minister of Transport and the CEO of Fepasa. Its colorful paint scheme is not a random thing, since it's the beginning of the long-term project "Art in Motion", which consist in...
  2. EMD SD39-3M

    News of a Kidnapping!

    Hi there, Some months ago we learned about a rumor which basically spoke about the purchase of some SD40-2 locomotives for our biggest railway here in Chile, Ferrocarril del Pacífico S.A. (Fepasa). Those kind of rumors are common here and most of the time they aren’t true, so we were very...
  3. Acid Sulfuric station

    Acid Sulfuric station

    Near the Andes Mountains, in a small and almost gosth town, called Llanta, some acid tankers rest.
  4. Old Nitrate era BoxCar

    Old Nitrate era BoxCar

    This is my second photo as a Railfan. In september 99, I've made a trip to the desert (Atacama, Chile) and I found in the middle of nowhere this station and this lonely boxcar. The "Pampa" (flat place) its big, the sun strong, but this Boxcar refuses to die afther more than 40 years...
  5. Old Nitrate era BoxCar

    Old Nitrate era BoxCar

    This is my very first photo as a Railfan. In september 99, I've made a trip to the desert (Atacama, Chile) and I found in the middle of nowhere this station and this lonely boxcar, which it have been taking sun for more than 40 years. Its a sad and hard dead, the dry weather didnt corrodes metal.
  6. Over the Pan American Highway

    Over the Pan American Highway

    The road under the bridge it's the PanAmerican highway, if you drive to the north (right) you'll get in to the States by the highway number one, but first; you'll cross all southamerica by the pacific side.
  7. In to the city

    In to the city

    This Iron Ore train will run in to the city of Coquimbo to get the Guayacan port, from where this ore it's exported.
  8. Iron ore Train

    Iron ore Train

    Every 30 minutes this train runs loaded whit Iron Ore, which is exported in to Korea and Germany. In the way from the mine to the port (50 milles) it cross two city's.
  9. Old equipment

    Old equipment

    If you can see, undder the FCAB (Antofagasta to Bolivia Railroad) you can read 1908... And is still working... everyday.
  10. Chilean Exportation

    Chilean Exportation

    There it go your next computer, telephone, water pipes... etc, etc... Tons of cooper for exportation everyday.
  11. Rush hour

    Rush hour

    An old EMD GA8 its running back from port to the Antofagasta(Chile)-Bolivia Railroad main yard, to pick up more cooper.
  12. Sunset of life

    Sunset of life

    This is a very slow sunset for this steamer life, just resting under the sun every single day, nobody cares... Is that fair???
  13. Diesel jet

    Diesel jet

    an ol' diesel jet for steamers it's still in good conditions afther almost a century of sun, wind and dust.
  14. Keep em rolling

    Keep em rolling

    A dead line for wheels at Baquedano station
  15. Baquedano Roundhouse

    Baquedano Roundhouse

    Oh man, I whish could see this place working...
  16. Good times

    Good times

    This unit rest at Baquedano Station (Chile), remembering better times, when it could iluminate the desert nigth.
  17. Relax

    Relax

    This is the "preferente" service of TerraSur. A trip from Santiago (the Capital of Chile) to Concepcion, 8 hours away, only cost US$23.
  18. Cooper

    Cooper

    Thats the way we export cooper.
  19. Ex CN units

    Ex CN units

    A cooper train running fast down to the port of Antofagasta. Its comming whit a full load of cooper to export
  20. Baquedano Turntable

    Baquedano Turntable

    This turntable lived better times, when the Nitrate move the north part of Chile. Now its just a piece of metal and wood.



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