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Alamosa March 4 1935

March 04, 2011 07:23AM
Monday March 4, 1935

ALAMOSA

Weather
Chama 4:30 AM snowing light, southwest wind drifting pretty much, about foot snow
Chama 8:25 AM cloudy light southwest wind, 10 inches snow on ground
Chama 4:10 PM cloudy, southwest wind, not snowing

Cumbres 4:30 AM snowing hard, strong southwest wind, drifting bad, strong wind all night, about 6 inches new snow in the night, 15 inches yesterday, snow fall to date 175 inches, 58 inches on ground, drifts 4 to 5 feet deep around depot
Cumbres 8:00 AM snowing quite hard, strong southwest wind, drifting bad
Cumbres, other reports through out the day, snowing and blowing
Cumbres 5:00 PM snowing light, brisk southwest wind, drifting pretty bad, not as bad as all day
Cumbres 8:30 PM snowing light, southwest wind, drifting quite a bit, not as bad as 5:00 PM

Marshall Pass 8:00 AM snowing lightly, strong wind drifting, 10 inches new snow, 10 inches old snow
Marshall Pass 1:40 PM cloudy, strong west wind, drifting
Marshall Pass 6:10 PM clearing up, going be cold tonight

Trains No. 115 and No. 116 annulled between Antonito and Durango

No. 115 stub with engine 475
Conductor Conway
Engineer Owens

Depart Alamosa 11:15 AM with 4 cars
62 for No. 425
306 for No. 425
66
163
Arrive Antonito 12:25 PM

Return to Alamosa as No. 116

Depart Antonito 6:05 PM with 4 cars
66
163
63 from No. 426
284 from No. 426
Arrive Alamosa 7:15 PM

Chama extra east with engines 464 and 484, plow and flanger
Conductor Hurley
Engine 464 Wellington
Engine 484 Kellogg

Did switching Chama yard, all crews tied up Chama account severe storm on hill

Santa Fe branch

Train No. 425 with engine 476
Conductor Willis
Engineer Freeman

Depart Antonito 12:45 PM with 10 loads
1 ? Santa Fe
2 flour Santa Fe
1 hay Santa Fe
1 coal Santa Fe
1 mdse Santa Fe
1 oats Santa Fe
1 mdse
Arrive Santa Fe 7:30 PM with 9 loads

Train No. 426 with engine 478
Conductor Pheney
Engineer Baskett

Depart Santa Fe 9:30 AM with 3 loads 1 empty
1 mdse
1 empty box
63
284
Arrive Antonito 5:30 PM with 3 loads

SALIDA

Train No. 315 with engine 479 (to Gunnison)
Conductor Hickman
Engineer Runyon (to Gunnison)
Swing brakeman Carlin

Depart Salida 7:15 AM with 6 cars
60
111
129 off Gunnison
151 off Gunnison
312 off Gunnison
403
Arrive Marshall Pass 8:58 AM
Depart Marshall Pass 9:00 AM
Arrive Gunnison 10:55 AM
Depart Gunnison 11:15 AM, engine 347, engineer Knoll, with 3 cars
Arrive Montrose 2:45 PM

Train No. 316 with engine 316 (to Gunnison)
Conductor Gallagher
Engineer Knoll (to Gunnison)
Swing brakeman Carlin (on Gunnison)

Depart Montrose 3:35 PM with 3 cars
122
125
401
151 on Gunnison (deadhead)
129 on Gunnison (loaded mdse)
326 on Gunnison
Arrive Gunnison 7:05 PM, 5 minutes pick up 3 cars
Depart Gunnison 7:30 PM with 6 cars
Arrive Salida 11:00 PM

Salida extra west with engines 492 and 499, plow and flanger, Sargent turn
Conductor Hallock
Engine 492 Dailey
Engine 499 Allen

Depart Salida 2:50 PM
Arrive Marshall Pass 5:20 PM
Depart Marshall Pass 5:22 PM
Sargent times not shown, 1 hour 20 minutes No. 316, depart Sargent east bound
Arrive Marshall Pass 9:30 PM
Depart Marshall Pass 9:50PM
Arrive Salida 11:50 PM
Flange out all tracks Marshall Pass and side track Shavano and Chester, snow very bad between Marshall Pass and Chester, left good rail if wind doesn’t blow

GUNNISON

No activity, Big Mine idle, Buckley got no service today
Big Mine wants 15 dumps tomorrow so can work Wednesday, 4 dumps at Crested Butte but Buckley wants them

MONTROSE

Ouray branch

Train No. 353 and Train No. 354 with engine 345
Conductor Miller
Engineer Rusk

Train No. 354:
Depart Ouray 11:15 AM with 3 loads, includes 127 and 323
Ridgway pick up 8 loads
6 ore
1 ?
1 load Montrose
Arrive Montrose 1:50 PM with 11 loads

Train No.353:
Montrose 30 minutes lunch, 15 minutes for transfer, 15 minutes turn No. 316 train and set out baggage car, 10 minutes switching No. 315 train, 1 hour 25 minutes switching transfer and making up train
Depart Montrose 4:15 PM with 4 loads
1 mdse Ridgway RGS
1 mdse Ouray
127
323
Arrive Ouray 6:45 PM with 3 loads

DURANGO

Farmington branch

Train No. 435 and Train No. 436 with engine 471
Conductor S Edmisten
Engineer Katschthaler

Depart Durango 1:30 AM with 6 loads 2 empties
Carbon Jct 10 minutes pick up
Aztec 25 minutes
Arrive Farmington 5:50 AM with 4 loads, 1 hour 25 minutes turn, eat and switching
Depart Farmington 7:15 AM with 13 loads
8 oil Salt Lake
1 gas Chama
1 gas Taos Jct
1 mdse Alamosa
1 mdse Aztec
(5 oil left Farmington)
Flora Vista 15 minutes switching
Aztec 15 minutes switching
Cedar hill 40 minutes switching
Bondad 20 minutes switching
Cedar Hill to Carbon Jct 30 minutes falling rock, 20 minutes account heavy train
Arrive Durango with 13 loads 2 empties (?)

Durango switch engine 302 foreman Gabbe engineer Basher

Jimmy
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