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  1. Yard switchers and main power

    Yard switchers and main power

    VLI BB40-WM 6044 and Vale BB40-9W 1162 waiting at track #4 for a call to form the daily limestone train prefix 04 at EVP yard. At side, the yard switchers VLI U20C 3828 (fallen flag Fepasa) and 2513 resting after of collecting freight cars nearby. Date: October 25, 2018 Place: Vespasiano, MG Brazil
  2. Resting at EVP

    Resting at EVP

    Vale mining BB40-9W's 1254 and 1176 resting at track #4 while waiting to form the daily limestone train prefix 04 at EVP yard. Date: November 25, 2018
  3. pedrop

    Another SD70ACeBB delivered to VLI (Brazil)

    EMD of Brazil delivered today another SD70ACeBB to VLI. Here we see it leading train C558 at EVP yard
  4. pedrop

    GE plant switcher (Brazil)

    Hi, while I was driving in front of GE plant today I saw their yard switcher in front of the main gates, so I took theses pics enclosed. The model is called GE244 because in the past it used an Alco 244 prime mover. Nowadays it uses a GM prime mover from an old G12. There are only two of them in...
  5. pedrop

    GE C21MP on the road (Brazil)

    Hi, I am a bit absent from RailroadForums. Let me update some news from Brazil. Last friday, 8/24, I was driving along BR040 road when I saw a couple of GE C21MP been moved by trucks from GE plant in Contagem, MG to Rio de Janeiro port. The units belongs to Drummond Coal in Colombia and are...
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    Minas Gerais Railways: the best freight trains in Brazil

    I would like to invite everyone to visit my website about the freight railroads in Minas Gerais state, Brazil. We have one broad and two narrow gauge railroads here: MRS (broad), VL! (old fca) and Vale. It is necessary to register to get access to the site. Visit in this address...
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    Curitiba, PR, Brazil.
  8. 2874


    Curitiba, PR, Brazil - 09/2008
  9. Iguau Yard

    Iguau Yard

    Curitiba, PR, Brasil.
  10. Train at EVP yard

    Train at EVP yard

    Locomotives U20C 2697, 2696, 2569 and 2540 leading a train of fuel tanks cars and Holcim cement cars at EVP yard. In the background, we see the yard switcher locomotives 2682 and 2681.
  11. Tunnel 78

    Tunnel 78

    Locomotives AC44i 3476-5 and C44MEi 3950-3 loading a train at Andaime pear. In the background, C44MEi 3939-2 and AC44i 3410-2 waiting to give tail help to the loaded trains that departing from Andaime yard.
  12. Grain Train

    Grain Train

    Locomotive BB40-9 1107 and BB40-9W 1238 leading a grain train at Desembargador Drumond. Date: October 23, 2010
  13. Under the Freight Car

    Under the Freight Car

    Well, there were two locomotives at the fueling facility in Lobato yard, and many gondolas stop between us. So, I use my zoom lens and took this picture from inside the car
  14. FCA 2964

    FCA 2964

    Locomotives GT26CU-2 2964 and 940 starting the switching operations of a coal train at station yard. Date: July 23, 2010
  15. MRS 3645

    MRS 3645

    MRSL C26-7MP 3645 parked at Wilson Lobato yard.
  16. Dr Lund yard

    Dr Lund yard

    FCA 2684 and 2687 stopped at Dr Lund yard to change the engineer halph way.
  17. FCA 6112

    FCA 6112

    FCA 6112 between a couple of "maromba" cars. These cars are used to switch on dual gauge yards. Note it has two different trucks:one narrow and other broad gauge. The locomotive is narrow gauge and uses these cars to switch MRS broad gauge cars.
  18. FCA 3664

    FCA 3664

    FCA 3664 running along Vespasiano yard.
  19. MRS at Sape

    MRS at Sape

    Two AC44i leading an iron ore train at Sape village.
  20. Vespasiano yard

    Vespasiano yard

    A trio of GM GT26CU-2 arriving at Vespasiano station. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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