Restored main building of former railway station , 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: Copiapo2010D82
Photo © James Brunker, Magical Andes Photography 2010
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Photograph size: 22.0 Mpixels (63 MB uncompressed) - 3830x5746 pixels (12.7x19.1 in / 32.4x48.6 cm at 300 ppi)
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