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Alamosa May 18 1949

December 03, 2017 07:15PM
Wednesday May 18 1949

ALAMOSA

La Veta Pass:
Work extra Burro Crane RL 1, work between Fir and Sierra laying rail, conductor Wilson

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

Arrive Alamosa 4:45 AM with 6 cars

Standard gauge train No. 116 with engine 3403
Conductor Moore
Engineer Caldwell

Depart Alamosa 9:40 PM with 6 cars

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

Depart Alamosa 7:00 AM with 4 cars
119
167
310
Durango
Arrive Cumbres 10:19 AM
Depart Cumbres 10:22 AM
Arrive Chama 11:10 AM, add engine 489 (edit 12-5-2017)
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 Schumaker (from Chama)

Depart Durango 11:15 AM with 4 cars
66
169
327
Chama
Monero annunciator 3:11 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

1st Chama Cumbres turn with engines 488 and 487
Conductor Duxstadt
Engine 488 Stephens
Engine 487 Oberrich

Depart Chama 5:50 AM with 13 loads 6 empties
Arrive Cumbres 7:25 AM, 10 minutes set out train, turn
Extra 488 and 487 west, coupled, depart Cumbres 7:35 AM with caboose
Arrive Chama 8:40 AM with caboose

2nd Chama Cumbres turn with engines 480 and 487
Conductor Duxstadt
Engine 480 Stephens
Engine 487 Oberrich

Depart Chama 9:40 AM with 11 loads 1 empty
Meet with No. 215 not shown
Arrive Cumbres 11:20 AM, 10 minutes set out and turn
Extra 480 and 487 west, coupled, depart Cumbres 11:30 AM with caboose
Arrive Chama 12:05 PM with caboose

Durango extra 489 east, to Chama
Conductor Knight
Engineer J Connors

Depart Durango 4:20 PM with 14 loads 6 empties
Allison 10 minutes merchandise
Gato 25 minutes eat
Monero 30 minutes merchandise, coal & water, pick up
Arrive Chama 12:10 AM with 15 loads 6 empties

SALIDA

Salida extra 491 west with helper engine 490, Monarch branch
Conductor D Young
Engine 491 Hyatt
Engine 490 Frantz (edit 12-5-2017)
Depart Salida 11:05 AM with 57 empties
Make 2 trips between Maysville and Monarch
Engine 490 return light to Salida, arrive 6:35 PM
Extra 491 east depart Monarch 4:40 PM, second time, consist not shown
Arrive Salida 8:05 PM with 42 loads 1 empty

GUNNISON-Montrose

Montrose extra 456 east with helper engines 345 and 454, Cimarron turn
Conductor Anderson
Engine 456 Braswell
Engine 345 Stamm
Engine 454 Tryer

Conductor delay report not available
Car count difficult to read
Appears that equipment is being moved from Montrose to Gunnison

Depart Montrose 6:40 AM with 25(?) empties
Double between Cedar Creek and Cerro Summit
Helper engines 345 and 454 return light from Cerro Summit to Montrose
Extra 456 east arrive Cimarron 9:-- AM (?)
Extra 456 west depart Cimarron 11:00 AM (?)
Arrive Montrose 1:05 PM with 9 empties (?)

Spoiler alert: Last time engine 454 operated on Cerro Summit

Engineer Tryer and fireman Reardon deadhead by bus from Montrose to Gunnison


MONTROSE

Engine 340 switch Montrose yard conductor Trevarthen engineer Price

DURANGO

Farmington Branch extra 473 (edit 12-4-2017)
Conductor Bruce
Engineer Cummins

Depart Durango 4:30 AM with 14 loads 9 empties
Bondad section house 5 minutes fill cistern
Cedar Hill 10 minutes set out
Aztec 10 minutes set out and pick up
Naylor 10 minutes set out and spot empties
Arrive Farmington 12:55 PM, 2 hours 10 minutes eat and station work
Depart Farmington 3:05 PM with 2 loads 37 empties
1 gas Alamosa
1 gas Aztec
1 empty refrigerator
35 empty box
Caboose
Naylor 10 minutes pick up
Aztec 15 minutes set out and pick up
Arrive Durango 7:30 PM with 8 loads 39 empties

Durango switch engine 453 foreman Rowe engineer Buchanan

Jimmy



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 12/05/2017 01:38PM by Jimmy Blouch.
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