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Track plan/ turnout configuration at Poncha Junction, west end.

July 16, 2019 01:27PM
Hello all!

I have a question about the configuration of the switches at the west end of the Poncha Junction. I have never seen a photo from that end, nor a detailed track plan. But at pictures from the east end (at the Depot), the Monarch turn always seems to take the "siding" (north track), so maybe the siding was not a siding after all, but the east right hand switch was in fact the start of the Monarch Branch? But simple track plans in different books suggests that the north track also had a switch at the west end.. I am aware of that there also was a wye at the west end, and the west leg of that wye probably was connected to the Monarch Branch. (Attached drawing is my suggestion.) Can someone enlighten me? :-)

Regards
Jon Einar Vistad
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Track plan/ turnout configuration at Poncha Junction, west end. Attachments

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