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Alamosa December 12 1936
Posted by: Jimmy Blouch (IP Logged)
Date: January 13, 2012 05:13PM

Saturday December 12 1936

ALAMOSA

Alamosa extra 486 west
Conductor Moore
Engineer Ray

Depart Alamosa 11:00 PM (Dec 11) with 26 loads 18 empties
La Jara 18 minutes meet extra 494 east (Dec 11)
Arrive Antonito 1:00 AM with 26 loads 18 empties
Depart Antonito 1:55 AM with 25 loads 6 empties
Osier 2 hours 5 minutes meet extra 488 east
Arrive Cumbres 8:35 AM with 25 loads 6 empties
Depart Cumbres 8:50 AM with 25 loads 6 empties
Arrive Chama 10:00 AM with 25 loads 6 empties

Chama extra 488 east with helper engines 487 and 480
Conductor Hurley
Engine 488 Kearin
Engine 487 Todd
Engine 480 Thompson

Depart Chama 3:25 AM with 29 loads, includes 22 cars stock
Arrive Cumbres 6:15 AM with 29 loads
Engine 487 depart Cumbres 6:30 AM light for Chama
Engine 480 depart Cumbres 6:40 AM light for Chama
Extra 488 east depart Cumbres 6:35 AM with 49 loads 4 empties
Big Horn 30 minutes trying to get stock up that was down in RG 5751
Arrive Antonito 10:30 AM with 49 loads 4 empties, 20 minutes unload car cattle RG 5751 to get cow up, 15 minutes set out
Depart Antonito 11:05 AM with 44 loads 4 empties
Arrive Alamosa 12:35 PM with 44 loads 4 empties
Meet with No. 115 not shown

No. 115 with engine 470
Conductor Peel
Engineer Hopper (to Chama)
Swing brakeman Shuck

Depart Alamosa 7:10 AM with 9 cars
159
66
154
156
309
Durango
111
62
284
Antonito set out cars 111, 62 and 284 for No. 425
Arrive Cumbres 10:40 AM
Depart Cumbres 10:45 AM
Arrive Chama 11:30 AM
Depart Chama 11:35 AM (engineer House)
Arrive Dulce 12:51 PM
Depart Dulce 12:54 PM
Arrive Durango 4:35 PM with 6 cars

No. 116 with engine 482
Conductor Cornell
Engineer Fitzer (to Chama)

Depart Durango 9:50 AM with 7 cars
119
165
151
127
210
287
Siverton
Arrive Dulce 1:18 PM
Depart Dulce 1:20 PM
Arrive Chama 2:40 PM
Depart Chama 2:50 PM (engineer Hopper)
Arrive Cumbres 3:40 PM
Depart Cumbres 3:45 PM
Antonito pick up 3 cars from No. 426
163
61
306
Arrive Alamosa 7:25 PM with 10 cars

Chama extra 489 west, light engine to Durango
Engineer Klahn

Depart Chama 11:45 AM
Arrive Dulce 1:05 PM, meet No. 116
Depart Dulce 1:20 PM
Arrive Durango 5:00 PM

Chama extra 480 west, Dulce turn
Conductor S Edmisten
Engineer Vinton

Depart Chama 12:35 PM with 20 loads 8 empties
Monero 35 minutes switch, 10 minutes meet No. 116
Arrive Dulce 3:25 PM with 19 loads 3 empties
Depart Dulce 5:10 PM with 10 loads 1 empty
Arrive Chama 9:15 PM with 23 loads 2 empties

Chama extra 486 east with helper engines 483 and 487
Conductor Moore
Engine 486 Todd
Engine 483 Thompson
Engine 487 Ray

Depart Chama 9:50 PM with 24 loads
Arrive Cumbres 11:30 PM
Engine 483 depart Cumbres 11:55 PM light for Chama
Engine 480 depart Cumbres 12:05 AM light for Chama
Extra 486 depart Cumbres 12:15 AM westbound with caboose for Coxo to pick up B&B outfits
Arrive Coxo 12:20 AM
Depart Coxo 12:25 AM with 7 loads
Arrive Cumbres 12:35 AM with 7 loads
Depart Cumbres 12:50 AM with 31 loads
Arrive Antonito 5:15 AM, set out
Depart Antonito 5:55 AM with 23 loads
Henry 1 hour meet No. 115 (Dec 13)
Arrive Alamosa 8:25 AM with 23 loads

Alamosa Antonito turn with engine 1022
Conductor Bennett
Engineer Kellogg

2nd Alamosa Antonito turn with engine 765
Conductor Seale
Engineer Boyd

Santa Fe branch

Train No. 425 with engine 473
Conductor Pheney
Engineer Clarke

Depart Antonito 8:40 AM with 6 loads 1 empty
1 company ties
1 coal
2 autos Espanola
111
62
284
Arrive Santa Fe 4:30 PM with 3 loads 1 empty

Train No. 426 with engine 478
Conductor Willis
Engineer Walsh

Depart Santa Fe 9:45 AM with 4 loads 1 empty
163
61
306
Arrive Antonito 5:30 PM with 9 loads 3 (?) empties

Engine 478 run light to Alamosa, due inspection
Engineer Walsh

Depart Antonito 5:40 PM
Arrive Alamosa 6:50 PM

Work extra 476 with ditcher OX and spreader OW OU (edit 1-17-12)
Conductor F Edmisten
Engineer Rowe

Loaded and dumped on fills between MP 404 and 405, spread between MP 398 and 405

SALIDA

(Train No. 315 and Train No. 316 added 5-11-12)

Train No. 315 with engine 472
Conductor Perkins
Engineer Fitzsimmons

Train No. 315 depart Salida 6:10 AM with 5 cars
60
126
129
302
Camp Bird
Arrive Marshall Pass 7:35 AM
Depart Marshall Pass 7:38 AM
Arrive Gunnison 9:35 AM with 5 cars

Train No. 316 depart Gunnison 6:05 Pm with 5 cars
60
126
129
302
Camp Bird
Arrive Salida 9:35 PM with 5 cars
Collision with auto Salida yard 1st street crossing

Extra 485 west, tool cars, Monarch
Conductor B M Young
Engineer Frantz

Depart Salida 4:55 AM with 14 empties
Monarch 1 hour 10 minutes rerail engine 481, 1 hour put arch bar in car 1401
Crew takes over Monarch turn duties, make 2 trips to Maysville and return to Monarch, meet extra 481 east bound while at Maysville first time
Extra 485 east depart Monarch 2:50 PM
Poncha Jct 15 minutes meet extra 492 west
Arrive Salida 5:30 PM with 27 loads

Extra 481 depart Monarch time not shown
Arrive Salida 11:25 AM with 20 loads and 3 tool cars

Salida extra 490 west, Valley line, Hooper turn
Conductor Rhodes
Engineer Hyatt

Depart Salida 2:10 AM with 5 empties
Moffat 15 minutes turn and water,
Arrive Hooper 6:15 AM with 5 empties, 35 minutes switching, 1 hour 25 minutes load 15 cars cattle, 2 hours 10 minutes load 10 cars cattle, 25 minutes billing
Depart Hooper 11:35 AM with 25 loads
Arrive Moffat 12:20 PM, 35 minutes load 3 cars cattle
Depart Moffat 12:55 PM with 28 loads
Arrive Villa Grove (unable to read time), add helper engine 493
Poncha Pass engine 493 depart light for Salida
Extra 490 east depart Poncha Pass time not shown
Arrive Salida 3:55 PM with 28 loads

Salida extra 496 west with helper engine 493, Valley line
Conductor McCall
Engine 496 Harrell
Engine 493 C Wilson

Depart Salida 7:50 AM with 5 loads 2 empties
Poncho Jct 10 minutes unload company supplies
Mears Jct 40 minutes switching
Double Mears Jct to Poncha Pass
Arrive Poncha Pass 10:45 AM
Engine 493 depart Poncha Pass 10:55 AM light for Villa Grove, to help extra 490 east
Extra 496 west depart Poncha Pass time not shown
Round Hill 10 minutes unload supplies
Villa Grove 15 minutes water and unload supplies
Mirage 30 minutes meet extra 490 east
Moffat 15 minutes unload supplies and pick up
Hooper 35 minutes pick up and switching, pick up includes 2 narrow gauge cars cattle
Mosca 10 minutes switching
Arrive Alamosa 4:45 PM with 23 loads 3 empties
Not shown, dead engine 268 picked up Mears Jct and moved to Alamosa

Salida extra 495 west with helper engines 499 and 497, to Gunnison
Conductor Sloan
Engine 495 Runyon
Engine 499 Dailey
Engine 497 Bovee

Depart Salida 12:10 PM with 37 empties
Arrive Marshall Pass 2:15 PM with 37 empties
Engine 499 depart Marshall Pass 2:15 PM light for Gunnison
Engine 497 depart Marshall Pass 2:40 PM light for Gunnison, behind extra 495 west
Extra 495 west depart Marshall Pass 2:30 PM with 37 empties
Arrive Sargent 3:55 PM with 1 load 62 empties (picked up Buxton ? 1 load 25 empties set out by extra 491 west Dec 11)
Depart Sargent 4:30 PM with 1 load 62 empties
Arrive Gunnison 6:20 PM with 62 empties

Extra 492 west, Monarch branch
Conductor Sandberg
Engineer Treskett

Depart Salida 4:30 PM with 28 empties
Double Maysville to Monarch
Extra 492 depart Monarch 11:15 PM
Arrive Salida 2:00 AM with 27 loads

GUNNISON

Crested Butte branch Train No. 347 and Train No. 348 with engine 474
Conductor Mahoney
Engineer Kroll

Depart Gunnison 11:30 AM with 3 loads 37 empties
Arrive Crested Butte 1:00 PM with 3 loads 35 empties
Depart Crested Butte 3:30 PM with 22 loads
Almont set out 1 load, company material
Arrive Gunnison 5:35 PM with 21 loads

Gunnison switch engine 460 foreman Seivers engineer Cowan

MONTROSE

Engine 463 yard switching with conductor Arnold engineer Rusk

DURANGO

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

Depart Durango 8:45 AM with 7 loads 3 empties
Elk Park 15 minutes switching
Snowshed 20 minutes account ice on track
Arrive Silverton 12:45 PM with 7 loads
Depart Silverton 1:55 PM with 7 loads 2 empties
4 ore
1 mdse
Arrive Durango 5:15 PM with 7 loads 5 empties

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 2 time(s). Last edit at 05/11/2012 08:52PM by Jimmy Blouch.



Subject Written By Posted
  Alamosa December 12 1936 Jimmy Blouch 01/13/2012 05:13PM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936 CharlieMcCandless 01/13/2012 06:52PM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936 CharlieMcCandless 01/13/2012 07:06PM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936 Jimmy Blouch 01/13/2012 08:32PM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936 CharlieMcCandless 01/14/2012 05:23AM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936 Jimmy Blouch 01/14/2012 07:34AM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936 CharlieMcCandless 01/14/2012 07:39AM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936 Jimmy Blouch 01/14/2012 10:06AM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936 CharlieMcCandless 01/14/2012 05:39AM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936 Jim McKee 01/16/2012 10:24PM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936 Jimmy Blouch 01/17/2012 02:08PM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936 Jim McKee 01/16/2012 10:35PM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936, nits hank 05/11/2012 11:55AM
  Re: Alamosa December 12 1936, nits Jimmy Blouch 05/11/2012 08:58PM


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