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Chile’s Colorful Narrow Gauge Mining Railroads

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The locomotives are colorful, the mountains are barren, and we take you right to the action in Chile.

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See the colorful diesels of the Ferrocarill de Antofagasta e Bolivia hauling their heavy loads over totally barren Cumbre Pass, across the Atacama Desert and in to the Andes at the Bolivian Border. Next, we see elderly EMD’s of the Ferronor Diego de Almagro Sector struggling up the 3.5% grade to the smelter at Potrerillos. This line was washed out after our visit and is now closed. The Ferronor Vallenor sector uses brand new EMD GT46AC’s in a 24 hours a day service carrying iron ore from a mine to the port at Huasco. We also see the now abandoned narrow gauge Ferrocarrill Tocapilla, which used Chilean built electric locomotives to carry nitrates from the Atacama Desert mines to the port at Tocapilla.

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  1. 5 out of 5 Excellent DVD

    This DVD was a great surprise, excellent coverage of Chile’s narrow gauge mining railroads. Lots of run byes and most of the trains are shown in there entirety giving a good look at some very interesting locomotives and equipment. Good narration explaining the train, area and climate. If you enjoy something different I think you will enjoy this.

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  2. 5 out of 5 CHILES COLORFUL NARROW GUAGE MINING RAILROAD

    WHAT A GOOD DVD THIS IS ABOUT THE COLORFUL NARROW GAUGE OF CHILE. 1ST SEE THE COLORFUL DIESELS OF THE FERROCARILL DE ANTOFAGASTR E BOLIVIA CARRYING HEAVY LOADS AT 3.5 GRADE. SEE IN YOUR FACE ACTION AND SOME INTERESTING AND LARGE TRAN LOCOMOTIVES. SEE ALL THE COLOR OF CHILE!! 5 STARS AND 2 HOURS AND 12 MINUTES LONG.

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