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Alamosa January 9 1937
Posted by: Jimmy Blouch (IP Logged)
Date: February 11, 2012 06:03PM

Saturday January 9 1937

ALAMOSA

No. 115 with engine 470 and helper engine 471
Conductor Hines
Engine 470 Hopper (to Chama)
Engine 471 Holly (to Chama)

Depart Alamosa 7:15 AM with 8 cars
159
66
156
320
Durango
164
62
284
Antonito set out cars 164, 62 and 284 for No. 425
Arrive Cumbres 10:40 AM
Depart Cumbres 10:42 AM
Arrive Chama 11:30 AM, helper engine 471 off
Depart Chama 11:35 AM (engineer House)
Arrive Dulce 12:51 PM
Depart Dulce 12:52 PM
Arrive Durango 4:35 PM with 5 cars

No. 116 with engine 477
Conductor Pollard
Engineer Groshart (to Chama)

Depart Durango 9:50 AM with 5 cars
119
167
151
287
Silverton
Arrive Dulce 1:20 PM
Depart Dulce 1:21 PM
Arrive Chama 2:40 PM, helper engine 471 on, engineer Holly
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
63
306
Arrive Alamosa 7:15 PM with 8 cars

Chama extra 482 east with helper engine 464
Conductor McLaughlin
Engine 482 Kearin
Engine 464 Johnson

Depart Chama 7:40 AM with 12 loads 3 empties
Arrive Cumbres 9:30 AM with 12 loads 3 empties, engine 464 stay on train
Depart Cumbres 9:40 AM with 12 loads 3 empties
Los Pinos 25 minutes meet No.115
Big Horn 20 minutes pick up east and bridge outfit behind
Arrive Antonito 1:40 PM with 31 loads and 5 empties, engine 464 off and turn for return to Chama, pick up orders, fill bridge gangs tank with coal and water
Depart Antonito 2:20 PM with 29 loads 5 empties
Romeo 15 minutes pick up 1 car sheep
La Jara 25 minutes meet extra 1000 west
Estrella 25 minutes set out B&B outfits
MP 255 30 minutes steel gang
Arrive Alamosa 5:45 PM with 22 loads 5 empties

Antonito extra 464 west, light engine to Chama
Engineer Johnson

Depart Antonito 2:30 PM
Meet with No. 116 not shown
Arrive Chama 7:05 PM

Chama extra 489 west, Dulce turn
Conductor S Edmisten
Engineer Vinton

Depart Chama 2:40 PM with 2 loads 3 empties
Arrive Dulce 5:40 PM with 1 load, 1 hour 15 minutes eat switching
Depart Dulce 6:30 PM with 6 loads 3 empties
Monero 15 minutes coal
Arrive Chama 9:50 PM with 17 loads 3 empties

Alamosa Antonito turn with engine 1000
Conductor Cornell
Engineer Tozier

Santa Fe branch

Train No. 425 with engine 473
Conductor Pheney
Engineer Clarke

Depart Antonito 8:35 AM with 3 loads
164
62
284
Arrive Santa Fe 4:30 PM with 3 loads

Train No. 426 with engine 478
Conductor Willis
Engineer Walsh

Depart Santa Fe 10:00 AM with 4 loads 3 empties
1 mdse Espanola
163
63
306
3 empty refrigerators
Arrive Antonito 5:30 PM with 3 loads 5 empties

Engine 478 run light to Alamosa for repairs to flanger
Engineer Walsh

Depart Antonito 5:40 PM
Arrive Alamosa 6:55 PM

Work extra 452 with ditcher OX
Conductor F Edmisten
Engineer Rowe

Cast over between MPO 306 and 307, MP 366 and 367, loaded and dumped 6 cars in bridge 367.42 (edit 2-12-12)

SALIDA

Gunnison extra 491 east with helper engine 497, to Salida
Light tonnage out of Gunnison and did not fill Marshall Pass, brakeman Eagley had pneumonia and was being taken to Salida hospital
Conductor McCall
Engine 491 W Wilson
Engine 497 Dailey

Depart Gunnison 11:25 PM (Jan 8) with 33 loads
MP 274 20 minutes hot box RG 785
Doyle 15 minutes hot box RG 872
Arrive Sargent 1:40 AM with 33 loads, 1 hour 30 minutes set out, coal & water

Gunnison extra 494 east, light engine to Sargent, helper for extra 491 east
Engineer Cullinan

Depart Gunnison 11:45 PM (Jan 8)
Arrive Sargent 1:50 AM

Extra 491 east with helpers 497 and 494 depart Sargent 3:10 AM with 16 loads
Arrive Marshall Pass 4:25 AM with 16 loads
Engine 497 depart Marshall Pass 4:30 AM light for Salida
Engine 494 depart Marshall Pass 4:40 AM light for Salida
Extra 491 east depart Marshall Pass 4:55 AM with 16 loads
Mears Jct 35 minutes meet No. 315
Arrive Salida 7:40 AM with 9 loads

Salida extra 495 west, light engine to Sargent, assigned Sargent helper engine
Engineer Bovee

Depart Salida 11:45 PM (Jan 8)
Arrive Sargent 3:40 AM

Salida extra west with engines 492 and 490, Sargent turn with Sargent hill turn
Conductor Rhodes
Engine 492 Frantz
Engine 490 Graham

Depart Salida 11:55 PM (Jan 8) with caboose
Arrive Marshall Pass 1:35 AM
Engine 490 depart Marshall Pass 2:05 AM light for Sargent, behind extra 492 west
Engine extra 492 depart Marshall Pass 1:55 AM with caboose
Buxton 45 minutes meet extra 491 east
Arrive Sargent 4:05 AM, add helper engine 495, engineer Bovee
As Sargent hill turn extra 490 east with helpers 495 and 492 depart Sargent 4:55 AM with 18 loads
Arrive Marshall Pass 6:35 AM with 18 loads
Engine 492 depart Marshall Pass 6:50 AM light for Sargent
Engine 495 depart Marshall Pass 7:00 AM light for Sargent
Engine 490 depart Marshall Pass 7:10 AM with caboose for Sargent
Arrive Sargent 8:20 AM, No. 315 by
Extra 490 east with helpers 495 and 492 depart Sargent 9:25 AM with 17 loads
Arrive Marshall Pass 10:50 AM
Engine 495 depart Marshall Pass 11:30 AM light for Sargent
Engine 492 depart Marshall Pass 11:55 AM light for Salida
Extra 490 east depart Marshall Pass 12:15 PM with 39 loads
Arrive Salida 2:35 PM with 34 loads

Train No. 315 and Train No. 316 with engine 479
Conductor Mahoney
Engineer Harrell
Swing brakeman Adlock

Train No. 315 depart Salida 6 cars
128
158
60
152
280
Camp Bird
Salida to Marshall Pass 13 minutes account 6 cars
Arrive Marshall Pass 7:45 AM
Depart Marshall Pass 7:47 AM
Arrive Gunnison 9:40 AM with 6 cars

Train No. 316 depart Gunnison 6:55 PM with 6 cars, 50 minutes for bus and passengers
128
158
60
152
280
Camp Bird
Arrive Salida 10:25 PM with 6 cars

Salida extra 499 west with helper engine 491, Sargent turn with Sargent hill turn
Conductor Marmet
Engine 499 C Wilson
Engine 491 Crylie

Depart Salida 11:42 AM with 32 empties
Mears Jct 15 minutes water
Arrive Marshall Pass 2:30 PM with 32 empties
Engine 491 depart Marshall Pass 2:35 PM light for Sargent
Extra 499 west depart Marshall Pass 2:45 PM with 32 empties
Buxton 10 minutes set out
Arrive Sargent 4:35 PM
As Sargent hill turn extra 499 with helper 491 depart Sargent 5:25 PM with 12 loads
Arrive Marshall Pass 6:55 PM
Engine 491 depart Marshall Pass 7:10 PM light for Sargent
Engine 499 depart Marshall Pass 7:20 PM with caboose for Sargent
Tank 7 25 minutes meet No. 316 and pick up bad order car
Arrive Sargent 8:55 PM with 1 load
At Sargent add Sargent helper engine 495, engineer Bovee
Extra 499 east with helper engines 491 and 495 depart Sargent 9:50 PM with 17 loads
Arrive Marshall Pass 11:30 PM with 17 loads
Engine 495 depart Marshall Pass 11:35 PM light for Sargent
Engine 491 depart Marshall Pass 12:25 AM light for Sargent
Extra 499 east depart Marshall Pass 12:40 AM with 41 loads
Arrive Salida 3:00 AM with 41 loads

Salida extra 496 west with helper engine 497, Valley line
Conductor Kilgore
Engine 496 R Wilson
Engine 497 Treskett

Depart Salida 10:45 AM with 1 load 9 empties
Mears Jct to Poncha Pass 3 times
Arrive Poncha Pass 2:30 PM
Engine 497 depart Poncha Pass 2:50 PM light for Salida
Extra 496 west depart Poncha Pass 2:45 PM
Villa Grove 20 minutes water, shovel down coal, eat
Moffat 30 minutes switching and brass 9416, empty coal
Hooper 20 minutes switching
Mosca 35 minutes broken train line
Arrive Alamosa 8:00 PM with 24 loads 23 empties

Salida extra 490 west with helper engine 494, to Gunnison
Conductor Sandberg
Engine 490 Hyatt
Engine 494 W Wilson

Depart Salida 7:50 PM with 2 loads 33 empties
Mears Jct 15 minutes water and switching
Shirley 35 minutes meet No. 316
Arrive Marshall Pass 11:25 PM with 3 loads 33 empties
Engine 494 depart Marshall Pass 11:45 PM light for Gunnison
Extra 490 west depart Marshall Pass 11:55 PM with 3 loads 33 empties
Buxton 15 minutes pick up train
Sargent 35 minutes water, unload freight and switching
Parlin 10 minutes unload freight
Arrive Gunnison 2:40 AM with 3 loads 67 empties

GUNNISON

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

Depart Gunnison 10:25 AM with 36 empties, flanger
Arrive Crested Butte 12:35 PM with 37 empties, flanger, 4 hours switching
Depart Crested Butte 4:25 PM with 18 loads, flanger
Buckley 1 hour 10 minutes flange yard
Arrive Gunnison 7:10 PM with 18 loads, flanger

Gunnison switch engine 460 foreman Seivers engineer Price

MONTROSE

Engine 463 used to switch Montrose yard conductor Arnold engineer Rusk

DURANGO

Silverton branch Train No. 461 and Train No. 462 with engines 459 and 476
Conductor Henry
Engine 459 Connor
Engine 476 Cummins

Depart Durango 9:05 AM with 8 loads 11 empties
flanger
2 mdse
2 loads
2 coal
Combine
7 empty box
4 empty coals
Needleton 10 minutes water
MP 488 1/210 minutes rocks on track
Arrive Silverton 1:30 PM with 9 loads 7 empties
Depart Silverton 2:50 PM with 7 loads 3 empties
Arrive Durango 6:20 PM with 7 loads 3 empties

Farmington branch work extra 462
Conductor Knight
Engineer Klahn

Worked with derrick OP and bridge gang at bridge 471.01

Durango switch engine 271 foreman Pfeiffer engineer Basher

Jimmy



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 02/12/2012 10:14AM by Jimmy Blouch.



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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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