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Date: 02/19/21 08:57
Big and Small (Chile)
Author: masterphots

Fepasa wide-gauge SD39M-2 (built from SP GP35 6666/7769) with meter gauge Alco RSD30 Dt-1213 at the Los Andes transfer station.  3/24/12   The tubs contain copper concentrate from the Andina mine and are destined for the smelter at Ventanas on the Pacific coast.



Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 02/19/21 12:53 by masterphots.




Date: 02/19/21 11:39
Re: Big and Small (Chile)
Author: pedrop

Nice units and interesting freight cars. 

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
https://youtube.com/c/minasgeraisrailways1



Date: 02/19/21 12:51
Re: Big and Small (Chile)
Author: masterphots

pedrop Wrote:
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> Nice units and interesting freight cars. 

In 2017, the 'tubs' were replaced by sealed rectangular containers,  one to each flat car.



Date: 02/19/21 14:21
Re: Big and Small (Chile)
Author: lynnpowell

Is that a GE 70-tonner in the far left of the photo?



Date: 02/19/21 17:00
Re: Big and Small (Chile)
Author: masterphots

Yes,  wide gauge.



Date: 02/19/21 18:40
Re: Big and Small (Chile)
Author: DKay

The alco looks just like an Australian 48 class.
Regards,DK




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