"Copiapó", the train that performed the first railway journey between Copiapó and Caldera on 25 December 1851 , Copiapó , Region III , Chile
The railway from Copiapó to Caldera was the first railway built in Chile. The entire route was officially opened on 25th December 1851, though sections started operating a year earlier. The "Copiapó" was built in 1850 by Norris Brothers in Philadelphia, USA. It is now on display at the Universidad de Atacama / Atacama University.
Photograph ID: Copiapo2010D97
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2010
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Photograph size: 22.3 Mpixels (63.7 MB uncompressed) - 5778x3852 pixels (19.2x12.8 in / 48.9x32.6 cm at 300 ppi)
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