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Alamosa May 12 1949

October 10, 2017 12:47PM
Thursday May 12 1949

ALAMOSA

La Veta Pass freight acitivity:
Extra east with engines 3413 and 3408 Alamosa to La Veta
Light engine 3405 Alamosa to La Veta
Extra west with engines 3413, 3408 and 3405, La Veta to Alamosa, engines 3408 and 3405 off Fir and return to La Veta
Extra 3413 west into Alamosa had 7 cars sheep for Alamosa, 7 cars cattle for Chama

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

Arrive Alamosa 4:45 AM with 7 cars

Standard gauge train No. 116 with engine 3403
Conductor Moore
Engineer Caldwell Stephens (edit 10-18-2017)

Depart Alamosa 9:40 PM with 7 cars

Activity in Alamosa yard included diesel switch engine 38, 2 shifts
Engine 1133 work in yard unloading stock
Clam shell 131 2nd day in row, load bedding sand

No. 215 with engine 476
Conductor Edmisten
Engineer Holly (to Chama)
Engineer Dieckman (from Chama)

Depart Alamosa 7:00 AM with 4 cars
119
167
310
Durango
Arrive Cumbres 10:20 AM
Depart Cumbres 10:23 AM
Arrive Chama 11:10 AM
Depart Chama 11:15 AM
Arrive Durango 4:05 PM with 4 cars

No. 216 with engine 478
Conductor Hines
Engineer Peterson (to Chama)
Engineer Holly (from Chama)

Depart Durango 11:15 AM with 4 cars
66
169
327
Chama
Monero annunciator 3:12 PM
Arrive Chama 4:00 PM
Depart Chama 4:05 PM
Arrive Cumbres 5:00 PM
Depart Cumbres 5:02 PM
Arrive Alamosa 8:30 PM with 4 cars

Chama extra 482 east with helper engine 483, both engines stay on to Alamosa
Conductor Andricko
Engine 482 Turney
Engine 483 Donaldson

Depart Chama 11:15 AM with 12 loads 10 empties
Arrive Cumbres 1:15 PM, 25 minutes water, pick up and inspection
Depart Cumbres 1:40 PM with 44 loads 13 empties
Big Horn 10 minutes inspection
Arrive Antonito 5:15 PM, l hour 10 minutes switching and eat
Depart Antonito 6:25 PM
Romeo 5 minutes pick up
La Jara 10 minutes pick up
Estrella 10 minutes pick up
Arrive Alamosa 8:10 PM with 42 loads 26 empties

Chama extra 485 west, Lumberton turn
Conductor Knight
Engineer Houck

Depart Chama 11:50 PM with caboose
Monero 20 minutes switching
Arrive Lumberton 1:30 AM with caboose, 30 minutes switching
Extra 485 east depart Lumberton 2:00 AM with 13 loads 1 empty
Monero 15 minutes pick up
Arrive Chama 4:05 AM with 20 loads 1 empty, weigh coal and tie up

Dispatcher notation “Gato reports heavy rain, Cat Creek high”

SALIDA

Salida extra 490 west, Monarch branch
Conductor R Young
Engineer W Wilson

Depart Salida 10:20 AM with 29 empties
Mile Post 231 1 hour 10 minutes rocks, take off front (?) of engine 490
Made 2 trips between Maysville and Monarch
Extra 490 east depart Monarch 6:15 PM, second time, consist not shown
Maysville 20 minutes switching
Arrive Salida 8:50 PM with 43 loads 1 empty

Salida extra 493 west with helper engines 496 and 491, to Gunnison
Conductor D Young
Engine 493 C Wilson
Engine 496 Frantz
Engine 491 Hyatt

Depart Salida 3:00 PM with 19 loads 31 empties
1 company pipe Sargent
1 company lumber Sargent
13 pipe Gunnison
1 lumber Gunnison
3 board Gunnison
30 empty gons Gunnison
Caboose
Mears Jct 10 minutes water
Arrive Marshall Pass 5:40 PM, 20 minutes helpers off, inspection
Extra 496 west depart Marshall Pass time not shown light for Gunnison
Extra 491 west depart Marshall Pass time not shown light for Gunnison, behind extra 493 west
Extra 493 west depart Marshall Pass 6:00 PM
Sargent 10 minutes switching
Arrive Gunnison 8:45 PM with 17 loads 31 empties


GUNNISON

Crested Butte branch extra 498
Conductor Anderson
Engineer Braswell

Depart Gunnison 10:50 AM with 37 empties
Arrive Crested Butte 12:10 PM, 30 minutes mine work, 20 minutes inspection
Depart Crested Butte 1:00 PM with 26 loads 1 empty
19 coal CF&I (edit 10-11-2017)
5 coal company coal
2 coal no bills
Arrive Gunnison 2:25 PM with 26 loads 1 empty

Baldwin branch extra 278, Castleton turn
Conductor Anderson
Engineer Braswell

Depart Gunnison 3:40 PM with 11 (?) empties
Arrive Castleton 5:20 PM, 15 minutes set out and water
Depart Castleton for Alpine Fuel 5:35 PM
Arrive Alpine Fuel 5:40 PM, 45 minutes switching
Depart Alpine Fuel 6:25 PM
Castleton 10 minutes pick up
Arrive Gunnison 7:50 PM with 13 (?) loads 1 empty

GUNNISON-MONTROSE


Standard gauge loads of sheep arrive Montrose 1:35 PM
After re-loading 15 cars sheep and 1 camp outfit ready to move east to Cimarron, from Cisco

Gunnison Montrose extra 361 east with helper engines 456 and 454, to Gunnison (edit 10-19-2017)
Conductor Purciel
Engine 361 Darter
Engine 456 Stamm (on Cimarron)
Engine 454 Tryer (on Cimarron)

Depart Montrose 12:35 AM (May 13) with 16 loads 1 empty
Fairview 10 minutes pick up 7 empty gons
Cedar Creek 10 minutes water
Arrive Cerro Summit 2:45 AM, 5 minutes helper engines off, inspection
Extra 456 west depart Cerro Summit time not shown light for Montrose
Extra 454 west depart Cerro Summit time not shown light for Montrose
Extra 361 east depart Cerro Summit 2:50 AM
Arrive Cimarron 3:20 AM, 1 hours 25 minutes unload stock
Depart Cimarron 4:45 AM
Arrive Gunnison 7:20 AM with 17 empties

MONTROSE

Engine 456 switch yard, conductor Trevarthen engineer Price, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

DURANGO

Durango switch engine 315 foreman Rowe engineer House

Jimmy



Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 10/19/2017 10:17PM by Jimmy Blouch.
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