I Think I Can - Steam in the Andes
MOUNTAIN STEAM! Thrill to 5.5% grades as heavy exhaust echoes through the high Andes! Prepare for a hellish minute on the boxcar roof when a tunnel approaches! Experience the Devil's Nose switchbacks, marvel at snow-capped volcanoes straddling the equator, and observe the tradition of kerosine lanterns, telegraph, and brakemen at the wheels. ECUADOR '98!
287-mile long Guayaquil & Quito celebrated it's 90th year. Tour this amazing line, together with the newer (1957), looping San Lorenzo Railway, plus the now-abandoned Cuenca branch (1991 video). Alsthom diesels and railbuses share the spotlight, but center stage are Baldwin 2-6-0s and "Andes Class" 2-8-0s. On the nearly 12,000-foot climb to the summit, slipping is frequent. Every labored revolution of the outside counterbalanced drivers proclaims: "I THINK I CAN... I THINK I CAN... Enjoy it? We know you will.... We know you will...
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|Runtime:||2 Hours, 00 Mins|
|Aspect Ratio:||Full Screen|
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