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Re: Chama coal trestle BEFORE the [current] coaling tower ...

December 29, 2018 06:43AM
Brian Norden Wrote:
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> I seem to recall that the Chama, Durango, and
> Gunnison coaling towers were all built about at
> the same time and to similar (or same) plans.
> These were built as part of the upgrading of the
> narrow gauge in the mid-twenties.
>
> In 2005 there was a thread about the
> [url=http://ngdiscussion.net/phorum/read.php?1,652
> 37,65237#msg-65237]Chama Coaling Tower[/url] that
> has some of this information.
>
> Prior to the coaling towers the company used good
> old gravity to transfer the coal into the tenders.
> By the mid-twenties these locations had electric
> power available.
>

Didn't at least the Chama tower, and perhaps all three, originally use juice generated by an FM engine/generator set?
Hank
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