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Alamosa December 10 1936
Posted by: Jimmy Blouch (IP Logged)
Date: January 11, 2012 02:38PM

Thursday December 10 1936

ALAMOSA

Alamosa extra 480 west
Conductor Hurley
Engineer Thompson

Depart Alamosa 11:55 PM (Dec 9) with 16 loads 22 empties
Arrive Antonito 1:55 AM with 16 loads, 22 empties, coal & water, switching
Depart Antonito 3:00 AM with 19 loads 17 empties
Toltec 1 hour 30 minutes wait for extra 486 east, 25 minutes saw by
Los Pinos 45 minutes No. 115 by
Lost 2 hours 10 minutes Antonito to Cumbres account weather cold and rail frosty, had heavy handling train
Arrive Cumbres 12:10 PM with 19 loads 17 empties
Depart Cumbres 12:30 PM with 12 loads 17 empties
Arrive Chama 1:45 PM with 12 loads 17 empties

Chama extra 486 east with helper engines 488 and 484
Conductor Bennett
Engine 486 Ray
Engine 488 Kearin
Engine 484 Todd

Depart Chama 5:00 AM with 21 loads 3 empties
Arrive Cumbres 6:55 AM with 21 loads 3 empties
Engine 484 depart Cumbres 7:05 AM light for Chama
Engine 488 depart Cumbres 7:20 AM light for Chama
Extra 486 east depart Cumbres 7:20 AM with 43 loads and 6 empties
Toltec 1 hour 35 minutes meet extra 480 west and meet No. 115
Antonito 20 minutes water and eat
Arrive Alamosa 2:05 PM with 43 loads 6 empties

Alamosa extra 473 west, light engine to Antonito for No. 425
Engineer Clarke

Depart Alamosa 6:50 AM
Arrive Antonito 8:10 AM

No. 115 with engine 470
Conductor Hines
Engineer Hopper (to Chama)
Swing brakeman Hunt

Depart Alamosa 7:57 AM with 9 cars, 30 minutes transfer
309
154
156
66
155
Durango
111
62
284
Antonito set out cars 111, 62 and 284 for No.425
Arrive Cumbres 11:28 aM
Depart Cumbres 11:30 AM
Arrive Chama 12:10 PM
Depart Chama 12:15 PM (engineer House)
Arrive Dulce 1:41 PM
Depart Dulce 1:43 PM
Arrive Durango 5:05 PM with 6 cars

No. 116 with engine 477
Conductor Peel
Engineer Fitzer (to Chama)

Depart Durango 9:50 AM with 5 cars
119
127
151
285
Silverton
Arrive Dulce 1:19 PM
Depart Dulce 1:21 PM
Arrive Chama 2:40 PM
Depart Chama 2:45 PM
Arrive Cumbres 3:40 PM
Depart Cumbres 3:45 PM
Antonito pick up 3 cars from No. 426
163
63 61 (edit 5-10-12)
306
Arrive Alamosa 7:15 PM with 8 cars

Chama extra 483 west, light engine to Durango
Engineer Dieckman

Depart Chama 1:10 PM
Meet with No. 116 not shown, east of Dulce
Arrive Durango 6:50 PM

Chama extra 484 west
Conductor S Edmisten
Engineer Densmore

Depart Chama 3:40 PM with 13 loads 5 empties, includes stock
Monero 10 minutes local
Lumberton 10 minutes mdse
Dulce 10 minutes local
Pagosa Jct 30 minutes eat, coal & water
Ignacio 45 minutes unloading bulls
Carbon Jct 10 minutes switching
Arrive Durango 11:35 PM with 12 loads

Alamosa Antonito turn with engine 1022
Conductor Skirvin
Engineer Holly

Santa Fe branch

Train No. 425 with engine 473
Conductor Pheney
Engineer Clarke

Depart Antonito 9:25 AM with 8 loads 2 empties
1 coal Santa Fe
1 outfit Santa Fe
1 mdse Espanola
2 empty double decks Servilleta
2 cattle Tres Piedras
111
62
284
Arrive Santa Fe 4:45 PM with 4 loads 3 empties

Train No. 426 with engine 478
Conductor Willis
Engineer Walsh

Depart Santa Fe 9:40 AM with 4 loads
1 mdse Espanola
61
306
163
Arrive Antonito 5:35 PM with 5 loads 5 empties

Work extra 476
Conductor McLaughlin
Engineer Rowe

Worked between Santa Fe and Jacona spreading and ditching with ditcher OX MP 402, loaded 38 cars material, used for bank widening

SALIDA

Train No. 315 and Train No. 316 with engine 472
Conductor Perkins
Engineer Fitzsimmons
Swing brakeman Morgan

Train No. 315 depart Salida 6:00 AM with 6 cars
60
128 (appears to read 128)
158
164
302
Camp Bird
Arrive Marshall Pass 7:34 AM
Depart Marshall Pass 7:38 AM
Arrive Gunnison 9:35 AM with 6 cars


Train No. 316 depart Gunnison 6:05 PM with 6 cars
60
128 (sheet shows 126)
158
164
302
Camp Bird
Arrive Salida 9:35 PM with 6 cars

Salida extra 491 west, Monarch branch
Conductor McCall
Engineer Runyon

Depart Salida 6:25 AM with 28 empties
Double Maysville to Monarch
Extra 491 east depart Monarch 2:05 PM
Arrive Salida 5:00 PM with 40 loads

Gunnison extra 499 east with helper engine 495
Conductor Marmet
Engine 499 Dailey
Engine 495 Crooks

Depart Gunnison 10:45 AM with 63 loads 1 empty, dead engine 268
Parlin 25 minutes water and supply carfs
Arrive Sargent 1:00 PM with 63 loads 1 empty, set out, coal & water, supply cars

Gunnison extra 498 east, light engine to Sargent, helper for extra 499 east
Engineer Treskett

Depart Gunnison 11:10 AM
Arrive Sargent 1:10 PM

Extra 499 east with helpers 495 and 498 depart Sargent 2:08 PM with 18 loads, 1 empty, dead engine 268
Arrive Marshall Pass 3:45 PM
Engine 495 depart Marshall Pass 4:10 PM light for Salida
Engine 498 depart Marshall Pass 4:20 PM light for Salida
Extra 499 east depart Marshall Pass 4:50 PM with 36 loads 1 empty, dead egine 268
Mears Jct 20 minutes set out Valley loads and dead engine 268
Poncho Jct 15 minutes meet extra 492 west
Arrive Salida 7:20 PM with 32 loads 1 empty

Alamosa extra 496 east, Valley line
Conductor Kilgore
Engineer Crylie

Depart Alamosa 11:00 AM with 23 loads 13 (?) empties
Mosca 10 minutes switching
Hooper 10 minutes switching
Moffat 30 minutes ? and water
MP 260 2 hours 45 minutes unload cinders
Villa Grove 30 minutes switching, water, clean fire
Double Round Hill to Poncha Pass
Depart Poncha Pass 9:05 PM
Mears Jct 15 minutes set out
Arrive Salida 10:25 PM with 14 loads 11 empties

Salida extra 492 west, Monarch branch
Conductor Stewart
Engineer Hyatt

Depart Salida 6:25 PM with 2 loads 26 empties
Double Maysville to Monarch
Extra 492 east depart Monarch time not shown
Poncho Jct 15 minutes get orders
Arrive Salida 4:30 AM with 37 loads

GUNNISON-MONTROSE

Crested Butte branch with engine 474
Conductor Mahoney
Engineer Kroll

Depart Gunnison 9:00 AM with 38 empties
Arrive Crested Butte 10:55 AM, 5 hours 5 minutes switch CF&I, Horace, Buckley mines 25 minutes inspection
Depart Crested Butte 4:25 PM with 58 loads
Almont 10 minutes switching
Arrive Gunnison 6:05 PM with 59 loads

Gunnison switch engine 460 foreman Anderson engineer Cowan

Gunnison extra 344 west, to Montrose
Conductor Dean
Engineer Edwards

Depart Gunnison 9:30 AM with caboose
Sapinero 1 hour 55 minutes load 14 cars sheep for Delta
Arrive Cimarron 1:25 PM, 5 minutes water, helpers on

Gunnison extra 223 west, light engine to Cimarron, helper for extra 344 west
Engineer Stamm

Depart Gunnison 9:45 AM
Arrive Cimarron (unable to read)

Montrose extra 463 east, light engine to Cimarron, helper for extra 344 west
Engineer Boyle

Depart Montrose 10:25 AM
Arrive Cimarron 12:10 PM

Extra 344 west with helpers 223 and 463 depart Cimarron 1:30 PM with 14 loads
Arrive Cerro Summit 2:20 PM
Engine 463 depart Cerro Summit light for Montrose
Engine 223 depart Cerro Summit light for Montrose, behind extra 344 west
Extra 344 west depart Cerro Summit time not shown with 14 loads
Arrive Montrose 3:35 PM with 14 loads

Montrose extra 361 east with helper engines 360 and 319
Conductor Hynes
Engine 361 Dunlap
Engine 360 Wright
Engine 319 Boyle

18 cars stock loaded at Montrose, ready to move east

Depart Montrose 5:10 PM with 12 stock loads,
Cedar Creek 15 minutes water
Arrive Cerro Summit time not shown, 1 hour 35 minutes wait for extra 454 east
Engine 319 depart Cerro Summit light for Gunnison

Montrose extra 454 east with helper engine 318, Cerro Summit turn
Conductor Arnold
Engine 454 Stamm
Engine 318 Rusk

Depart Montrose 5:40 PM with 7 loads 8 empties, includes 6 cars stock
Cedar Creek engine 318 burst flue, engine 318 return to Montrose, reduce empties
Extra 454 east arrive Cerro Summit 8:20 PM with 7 loads 1 empty, give train to extra 361 east
Engine 454 depart Cerro Summit 8:40 PM with caboose for Montrose

Extra 361 east with helper engine 360 depart Cerro Summit time not shown
Cimarron 30 minutes pick up
Arrive Gunnison 1:10 AM with 19 loads 26 empties

DURANGO

Silverton branch Train No. 461 and Train No.462 with engine 471
Conductor Fry
Engineer Katschthaler

Depart Durango 8:45 AM with 9 loads 5 empties
3 mdse
2 coal
1 company material Hermosa
1 empty flat
3 empty coals
1 empty ?
Combine 202
Hermosa 10 minutes switching
Arrive Silverton 12:30 PM with 9 loads 1 empty
Depart Silverton 1:45 PM with 6 loads 1 empty
4 ore
1 empty coal
Combine 202
Needlton 10 minutes switching
Arrive Durango 5:10 PM with 7 loads

Farmington branch work extra 462
Conductor Knight
Engineer Brice

Worked with derrick OP and bridge gang at bridge 472.32

Durango switch engine 271 foreman Gabbe engineer Basher

Jimmy



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/10/2012 08:35PM by Jimmy Blouch.



Subject Written By Posted
  Alamosa December 10 1936 Jimmy Blouch 01/11/2012 02:38PM
  Re: Alamosa December 10 1936 Jim McKee 01/11/2012 03:21PM
  Re: Alamosa December 10 1936 CharlieMcCandless 01/11/2012 05:23PM
  Re: Alamosa December 10 1936 Ross Miller 01/11/2012 05:28PM
  Re: Alamosa December 10 1936 Jimmy Blouch 01/11/2012 05:36PM
  Re: Alamosa December 10 1936 CharlieMcCandless 01/11/2012 07:14PM
  Re: Alamosa December 10 1936 Dirk Ramsey 01/11/2012 11:27PM
  Re: Alamosa December 10 1936 CharlieMcCandless 01/12/2012 06:21AM
  Re: Alamosa December 10 1936 CharlieMcCandless 01/12/2012 06:28AM
  Re: Alamosa December 10 1936 lanrr2 01/12/2012 09:13AM
  Re: Alamosa December 10 1936 CharlieMcCandless 01/12/2012 09:31AM
  Re: Alamosa December 10 1936, nit & comment hank 05/10/2012 09:49AM
  Re: Alamosa December 10 1936, nit & comment Jimmy Blouch 05/10/2012 08:37PM


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Engine number 489 and 486 as mid train helper with a 64 car westbound freight. Photographed: east of Cumbres, Colo., May 28, 1939.

Photo courtesy of the Denver Public Library Digital Image Collection catalog number OP-8778.

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