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Alamosa May 5 1949

September 13, 2017 11:13AM
Thursday May 5 1949

ALAMOSA

Standard gauge freight activity over La Veta Pass this date

Extra 3405 east with helper engine 3413
Alamosa to La Veta.
Same crew and power made Fir turn out of La Veta unload 13 cars cattle at Fir

Standard gauge train No. 115 with engine 3403
Conductor Phillips
Engineer Caldwell

Arrive Alamosa 4:45 AM with 5 cars
737 baggage
735 baggage
740 baggage
(?) mail baggage
630 mail baggage
974 coach
Glenview Pullman
(Some confusion between 5 and 7 cars)

No. 215 with engine 488
Conductor Hines
Engineer Nissan (to Chama)
Engineer Peterson (from Chama)

Depart Alamosa 7:00 AM with 4 cars
65
169
327
Chama
Arrive Cumbres 10:20 AM
Depart Cumbres 10:22 AM
Arrive Chama 11:10 AM
Depart Chama 11:15 AM
Arrive Durango 4:05 PM with 4 cars

No. 216 with engine 476
Conductor Duxstadt
Engineer Dieckam(to Chama)
Engineer Nissan (from Chama)

Depart Durango 11:15 AM with 4 cars
119
167
310
Durango
Monero annunciator 3:10 PM
Arrive Chama 4:00 PM
Depart Chama 4:05 PM
Arrive Cumbres 5:00 PM
Depart Cumbres 5:03 PM
Arrive Alamosa 8:30 PM with 4 cars

Standard Gauge No. 116 with engine 3403
Conductor Moore Phillips (edit 9-18-2017)
Engineer Caldwell

Depart Alamosa 9:40 PM with 7 cars

Durango extra 484 east
Conductor Knight
Engineer Cummins

Depart Durango 10:00 AM with 22 loads 3 empties (includes 12 cars stock from Farmington, reloaded Durango
Gato 55 minutes clear No. 215 and No. 216, eat, unload 3 cars cattle
Dulce 10 minutes merchandise and pick up
Amargo 55 minutes unload 9 cars stock
Monero 20 minutes coal, water and pick up
Arrive Chama 6:20 PM with 13 loads 5 empties

Alamosa extra 483 west with helper engine 486, both engines stay on to Chama
Conductor Andricko
Engine 483 Turney
Engine 486 Donaldson

Depart Alamosa 10:30 AM with 27 (?) loads 31 empties
Arrive Antonito 12:00 PM, 1 hour coal, water, set out idlers, switch helper in
Depart Antonito 1:00 PM with 21 loads 31 empties
Big Horn 5 minutes pick up
Osier 10 minutes pick up, unload merchandise
Arrive Cumbres 4:50 PM, 30 minutes meet No. 216
Depart Cumbres 5:20 PM
Arrive Chama 6:25 PM with 21 loads 34 empties

Alamosa extra 480 west
Conductor Wilson
Engineer Hall

Depart Alamosa 12:25 PM with 1 load 15 empties
Arrive Antonito 1:25 PM 40 minutes wait for sheep inspection, 4 hours 20 minutes load 25 cars sheep 1 car horses/camp outfit, (for Willow Creek) 1 hour switching, coal, water, and eat
Depart Antonito 7:35 PM with 26 loads 1 empty
Sublette 5 minutes water
Arrive Cumbres 10:55 PM with 26 loads 1 empty, 20 minutes inspection, air
Depart Cumbres 11:15 PM with 26 loads 1 empty
Arrive Chama 12:15 AM with 26 loads 1 empty

SALIDA

GUNNISON

Gunnison extra 491 east, light engine to Sargent, helper for extra 497 east
Engineer C Wilson

Depart Gunnison 5:40 PM, behind extra 497 east
Arrive Sargent time not shown

Gunnison extra 497 east with helper engine 496, Marshall Pass turn, at Sargent add helper engine 491
Conductor R Young
Engine 497 Frantz
Engine 496 Hyatt
Engine 491 C Wilson (on Sargent)

Depart Gunnison 5:30 PM with 55 loads (coal, 47 CF&I) 19 empties
Arrive Sargent 8:00 PM 25 minutes double and switching, 30 minutes condition engines, add helper engine 491, 15 minutes eat
Extra 497 east with helper engines 496 and 491 depart Sargent 9:10 PM consist not shown
Arrive Marshall Pass 10:50 PM 30 minutes switching and turn
Extra 491 west depart Marshall Pass time not shown light for Gunnison
Extra 496 west depart Marshall Pass time not shown light for Gunnison
Extra 497 west depart Marshall Pass 11:20 PM with caboose
Arrive Gunnison 1:55 AM with caboose

Crested Butte Branch extra 498
Conductor Anderson
Engineer Braswell

Depart Gunnison 10:25 AM with 3 loads 29 empties
Arrive Crested Butte 11:55 AM 10 minutes unload stock, 2 hours 15 minutes switching, 30 minutes inspection
Depart Crested Butte 2:50 PM with 26 loads 4 empties
26 coal CF&O
3 empty stock cars
Caboose
Arrive Gunnison 4:30 PM with 26 loads 4 empties

MONTROSE

Engine 454 used to switch Montrose yard
Conductor Trevarthen
Engineer Price

DURANGO

Farmington branch Work extra 463
Conductor Lyons
Engineer Buchanan

On duty 8:00 AM at Farmington
Conductor delay report not available
Tied up Aztec 7:35 PM

Durango switch engine 315 foreman Rowe engineer Houck

Jimmy



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/18/2017 08:31AM by Jimmy Blouch.
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