Scary Railways of South America – Jean-Marc Fluburg

French photographer Jean-Marc Fluburg went to great lengths to make these incredible pictures of one of the most scenic rail routes in South America, passing through Peru and Chile. At 56-year-old Jean-Marc Paris, whose daily work is rather linked with the pharmaceutical industry, he said – there is my old hobby, he likes to travel and take pictures, and especially everything connected with the railways and rail.

 

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Photos taken on trains, mostly serving mines and through courage and perseverance of the photographer we have the opportunity to see these amazing views and wonderful scenery.

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In one frame, two trains traveling on the perfectly smooth mountainside.
Fluburg Jean Marc says: “I started taking pictures when he was a boy. I always photographed and began training with the help of serious photographers cameras in 1972, when I was 11 or 12 years. ”

 

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Risky Business: The train goes down the hill from Potrerillos smelter with tanks of sulfuric acid.

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The train goes to the copper mines of Cerro de Pasco near Lake Chinchaykocha in Junin (Peru).

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Mining method: Famous Bridge Infernillo shot near the top of San Mateo, Peru.

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Locomotive hurtling along the foothills of the Andes in Chile.

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Locomotive hurtling along the foothills of the Andes in Chile.

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Great Railways of South America.

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Freight train carries copper ore in Peru.

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