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  1. EFCB 1179

    EFCB 1179

    Brazilian soldiers with EFCB 1179 at Ouro Preto station moments before leaving to WWII in Europe.
  2. Cachoeira Paulista station

    Cachoeira Paulista station

    The old Cachoeira Paulista station from former EFCB. Now the trains of MRSL just passing in front of it. It will be restored for passenger service in some years.
  3. Cabangu


    A guy sleeping after some alcoholic drinks. Cabangu is a farm where the famous airplane inventor Santos Dumond was born.
  4. Riacho Fundo bridge

    Riacho Fundo bridge

    Old Riacho Fundo bridge on former EFCB mainline. Today its belongs to FCA mainline to the northeast. This bridge was built in 1929
  5. A lost tender

    A lost tender

    At the far land of Osorio de Almeida station, near Curvelo town, we found this old tender lost in the yard. I am wondering which locomotive it belonged to...
  6. Cancela bridge

    Cancela bridge

    The famous Cancela bridge over Bicudo river, on old EFCB Pirapora branch. This line is being restored by FCA to carry soybean. It was built in Glasgow in 1907.
  7. Paulo de Frontin bridge

    Paulo de Frontin bridge

    The great Paulo de Frontin bridge on FCA mainline to the Northeast. It was buil in 1914 and crosses the famous Das Velhas river at the border of Corinto and Augusto the Lima, MG
  8. Old signal bridge

    Old signal bridge

    The old Pirapora branch signal bridge at Corinto yard. Today only the main line still there. The switch to Pirapora branch was located about 2,000 meters forward.
  9. Pirapora branch

    Pirapora branch

    I and my friend Gutierrez (photo) went to the "sertao" to look the restauration of former EFCB Pirapora branch by FCA. The line has 150 km long and will be used to carry soybean. Here we see the start point at Corinto, MG.
  10. Mascarenhas station

    Mascarenhas station

    The former EFCB Mascarenhas station, lost somewhere in Minas Gerais "sertao".
  11. EFCB 526

    EFCB 526

    Old RMV / EFCB Mikado at Corinto, MG. This engine was a former RVM wy loco, but ended itis days at EFCB mainline in Minas Gerais.
  12. Pirapora bridge

    Pirapora bridge

    The biggest steel bridge in Brazil. It is a legend of former EFCB railway.
  13. Jeceaba station

    Jeceaba station

    Old EFCB rwy Jeceaba station, now under MRSL operation.
  14. Old gondolas

    Old gondolas

    Old RFFSA gondolas abandoned at Joaquim Murtinho yard.
  15. Tunnel 36

    Tunnel 36

    This old EFCB tunnel #36 at Carandai line was abandonned in 1960s. If we do not see trains inside it today, at least we are sure it is full of life, because it became a very nice swamp.

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