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Alamosa May 24 1949

January 08, 2018 10:24PM
Tuesday May 24 1949

ALAMOSA

La Veta Pass:

Work extra 3413
Conductor Wilson
Engineer Kearin

Depart La Veta for Fir, pick up rail and scrap between Fir and Sierra, return to La Veta

Work extra 1167 work between Alamosa and Fort Garland, Maintenance of Way work

Standard gauge train No. 115 with engine 3405
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, at Chama add engine 482
Conductor Edmisten
Engineer Holly (to Chama)
Engineer Dieckman (from Chama)
Engine 482 Buchanan (on Chama)
Engineer Stephens deadhead Alamosa to Chama for his turn

Depart Alamosa 7:00 AM with 4 cars
119
167
310
Durango
Arrive Cumbres 10:23 (?) AM
Depart Cumbres 10:26 (?) AM
Arrive Chama 11:10 AM, add engine 482
Depart Chama 11:15 AM
Arrive Durango 4:05 PM with 4 cars

No. 216 with engine 488
Conductor Hines
Engineer Peterson (to Chama)
Engineer Holly (from Chama)

Depart Durango 11:15 AM with 4 cars
66
169
327
Chama
Monero annunciator not shown
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

Alamosa extra 489 west, to Chama
Conductor Young
Engineer Firm

Depart Alamosa 2:35 AM with 15 loads 11 empties
La Jara 10 minutes set out and spot (edit 1-9-2018)
Arrive Antonito 4:05 AM, 45 minutes set out, spot, coal & water, pick up
Depart Antonito 4:50 AM with 13 loads 8 empties
Big Horn 50 minutes meet extra 480 east
Sublette 10 minutes set out, water
Arrive Cumbres 9:20 AM, 10 minutes inspection
Depart Cumbres 9:30 AM
Arrive Chama 10:35 AM with 13 loads 3 (?) empties

Chama extra 480 east, to Alamosa, helper engine 483
Conductor Duxstadt
Engine 480 Hall
Engine 483 J Johnson

Depart Chama 3:05 AM with 10 loads 6 empties
Arrive Cumber 4:35 AM, helper engine off, pick up
Extra 483 west depart Cumbres 4:50 AM light for Chama
Extra 480 east depart Cumbres 4:50 AM with 38 loads 14 empties
Arrive Antonito 7:50 AM, meet No. 215
Depart Antonito 8:25 AM
Arrive Alamosa 10:00 AM with 38 loads 18 empties
(Conductor delay report not available)

Chama extra 487 west, to Durango
Conductor Bruce
Engineer J Conner

Depart Chama 12:20 PM with 16 loads6 empties
3 empty gons
2 empty dumps
Caboose
Mile post 356.5 10 minutes unload cinders
Biggs 15 minutes unload cinders
Monero 25 minutes set out, station switching
Lumberton 25 minutes spot station loads, reduce empty gons, meet No. 216
Gato 20 minutes eat
Arrive Durango 7:30 PM with 12 loads 1 empty

SALIDA

Salida extra 498 west, Monarch branch (1st Monarch branch)
Conductor Wright
Engineer Veo

Depart Salida 6:15 AM with 29 empties
Mile post 226 double to Maysville
Make 2 trips between Maysville and Monarch
Extra 498 east depart Monarch 12:40 PM, 2nd time, consist not shown
Arrive Salida 3:05 PM PM with 44 loads 2 empties

Salida extra 492 west, Monarch branch, helper engine 490 (2nd Monarch branch)
Conductor D Young
Engine 492 Rogers
Engine 490 W Wilson

Depart Salida 5:00 PM with 43 empties
Make 2 trips between Maysville and Monarch
Engine 490 return to Salida light, arrive 9:00 PM, appears did not help on 2nd trip to Monarch
Extra 492 east depart Monarch 11:50 PM , 2nd time, consist not shown
Arrive Salida 2:45 AM with 42 loads 1 empty

Salida extra 497 west, to Gunnison
Conductor R Young
Engineer Hyatt

Depart Salida 6:10 PM with 4 loads 1 empty
2 beer Gunnison
2 company ties Alamosa
Caboose
Mears Jct 10 minutes switching
Arrive Marshall Pass 7:55 PM, 5 minutes inspection
Depart Marshall Pass 8:00 PM
Arrive Gunnison 10:35 PM with 2 loads 3 empties

GUNNISON

Crested Butte branch extra 493
Conductor Anderson
Engineer Braswell

Extra 493 west depart Gunnison 11:35 AM consist not legible
Mile post 311 25 minutes unload cinders
Arrive Crested Butte 55 minutes switching mines, 30 minutes inspection
Extra 493 depart Crested Butte 3:15 PM with 42 loads 1 empty
Arrive Gunnison 4:50 PM with 42 loads 1 empty

MONTROSE

Ouray branch, extra 340, Ouray turn
Conductor Trevarthen
Engineer Price

Extra 340 west depart Montrose 8:40 AM with 6 loads 9 empties
2 coal Ouray
2 sulphate Ouray
1 merchandise Rico
1 merchandise Ridgway
8 empty box Ridgway
Caboose
Arrive Ridgway 10:55 AM, 40 minutes switch
Depart Ridgway 11:35 AM with 4 loads 1 empty
Arrive Ouray 12:30 PM with 4 loads 1 empty
Extra 340 east depart Ouray 1:15 PM with 2 loads 6 empties
Arrive Montrose 3:55 PM with 14 loads 3 empties

DURANGO

Durango switch engine 453 foreman Rowe engineer House

Jimmy



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/09/2018 09:54AM by Jimmy Blouch.
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