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Chapter 6

The Chiloe Island 60cm gauge railway

Glossary

Site map

Main pages

Introduction

Construction

Locomotives

Rolling stock

Operations

Along the route

Photo album

Surviving relics

Quellon distillery

The other 60cm branches

The Capitan Pastene line

The Chillan to Las Termas line

The Linares to Colbún line

The FC Militar

Appendices

1 Itinerary of route

2 Route map and profile

3 Analysis of Chilean 60cm gauge locos

4 Loco diagrams

5 Documents from prior to construction

6 Documents during construction

7 Documents from later years

8 Rolling stock purchase

9 Linares - Colbún map

10 Capitan Pastene map

11 Cap Pastene line extras

12 Chillán extra images

13 FC Militar map etc

14 FC Militar surviving relics

15 FC Militar extra images

Appendix 14 Relics of the FC Militar

 

Estación La Obra survives, though the trackbed is now a road.

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El Cañelo station, one of the standard brick-built structures created by the army, has been reconstructed as a fire station.

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The trackbed just south of El Cañelo station.

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The bridge over the Estero El Manzano.

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The station name at El Manzano.

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Another of the brick-built army station buildings.

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The bridge over the Río Colorado.

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The station name on the building at San José de Maipo.

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A view along the erstwhile platform face of the San José de Maipo building.

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The goods shed at San José de Maipo.

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Looking up the trackbed south of San José de Maipo.

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The station building at San Alfonso, ex estacion Cabeza de Ternera. The structure has recently been reclad and the windows and doors have not yet been replaced.

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The north portal of the Tunnel Tinoco. The first 50m or so form a gallery with open arches on the right hand side, before entering the tunnel proper.

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Inside the gallery section of the tunnel.

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The south portal.

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An exploration during April 2016 was curtailed at San Gabriel owing to a road-block prompted by flooding further up the main road.

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