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Snow report and Loco Update
Posted by: Gerald M. Blea (IP Logged)
Date: March 29, 2000 09:24PM

Snow Report: March 2000 Cumbres: 3-5 feet Windy Point: 1-8 1/2 feet Coxo: 4-5 1/2 feet Coxo Xing: 2 1/2 feet
East Cumbres: 3-5 1/2 feet East yard limit 2 1/2 feet M.P. 329: 3 1/2-4 1/2 feet M.P. 328: 1 foot M.P. 327: 3-4 feet M.P. 326: 2-3 feet M.P. 325: open M.P. 324: 1 foot
As of today the rails are open from M.P. 324.1 to M.P. 332.75 except for the East section of M.P.329.79 to M.P. 329.81. Tomorrow, we should get East Coxo Xing down to M.P. 335.10. The rest will be done with a backhoe when one is available. This is the first stage addressing the track work.
SHOP UPDATE Eng 497: Work continues on the running gear and
spring rigging.
Eng 463: The lead truck problem has been corrected
cellars have been packed, brake cyls have
been cleaned and repacked, The trailing
truck will be dropped once the drop pit
is clear. Air pump needs to be mounted.
Eng 489: The spring rigging will recieve some new
rockers and reset the furnance bearing
shims. The cellars have been repacked and
the tram appears to be okay at this time.
A rebuilt air pump will be installed once
we get them back from Bernie.
Eng 488: The boiler inspection was completed today
by Bob Yuill and a few shop personnel.
The NDT is the first step in complying
with the new CFR Part 230.
Eng 487: Work will began in a few days.
Eng 484: Set aside
Eng 19: To be announced at a later date.

Subject Written By Posted
  Snow report and Loco Update Gerald M. Blea 03/29/2000 09:24PM
  Re: Snow report and Loco Update Kep 03/31/2000 08:02PM
  Diesels Grant Houston 04/01/2000 08:57PM
  Re: Diesels Don Richter 04/02/2000 10:18AM
  Re: Diesels Mike Oestreich 04/02/2000 03:21PM
  Re: Diesels Bill Farquhar 04/02/2000 06:17PM
  Re: Diesels John Hammond 04/02/2000 07:52PM
  Re: Diesels Grant Houston 04/02/2000 09:37PM
  Re: Diesels Mike Oestreich 04/03/2000 02:42PM
  Re: Diesels John Hammond 04/03/2000 07:39PM
  Re: Snow report and Loco Update Cal Smith 04/02/2000 07:14AM
  Re: Snow report and Loco Update Mike Oestreich 04/02/2000 03:27PM

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Denver & Rio Grande Western engine number 473 with train #426. Photographed: near Otowi, N.M., March 22, 1941.

Photo courtesy of the Denver Public Library Digital Image Collection catalog number OP-8204.

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