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

December 03, 2017 06:40PM
OK - that explains the tip of a pile driver I think I see in the first photo of the thread. Driving piles to install a temporary bridge while they figure out a longer term fix for the mess.

SRK

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-
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