The Urinals of Trem do Corcovado

The Trem do Corcovado is a cog railway that ferries passengers to the top of the famous Corcovado Mountain, the home of the World-famous "Christ the Redeemer" statue that dominates the Rio de Janeiro, Brazil skyline.

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The Corcovado cog railway was the first electrified railroad in Brazil, inagurated in 1884. The railroad is actually older than the Christ statue itself and was used to ferry the massive blocks used to construct the towering statue up the Corcovado mountain.