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Re: NNG but RIO GRANDE 3619 - July 12, 1941

December 03, 2017 06:40PM
Charlie Mutschler Wrote:
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> See Bollinger & Bauer, "The Moffat Road," p. 236,
> and pp. 257 - 259. The caption on p. 257
> summarizes the situation:
>
> "On July 12, 1941 a large corrugated iron culvert
> just below East Portal gave way under the passage
> of D&RGW 3919 eastbound. After Office Engineer
> Sunergren's plans for a ninety-foot steel girder
> span across South Boulder Creek and the highway
> below had been rejected, his instructions for
> installing the culvert were disregarded with the
> result shown here. " The photos posted here
> appear to be L. J. Daly photos, as are the ones in
> the book.
>
> The photo on p. 236 is not dated, but was earlier,
> showing D&RGW 3607, a water car and caboose on the
> wooden trestle at this location, when the D&SL was
> checking the clearances and bridge deflection of
> the 3600s before allowing them to be used on the
> D&SL between Denver and the Dotsero Cutoff.
>
> Charlie
> CVM
> -30-

Charlie thanks for the details and this is why folks should listen to the people they have in specialized positions. Hope the crew was ok and interesting story, thanks for filling in the gaps.

William
aka drgwk37
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