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Alamosa March 9 1962

August 11, 2019 01:50PM
When I make copies of train sheets I try to do several days at a time.
In preparing this post for March 9 1962 I find the train sheet copy came out somewhat blurry.
I do not know when I will be able to get a better copy, so will try to make do with what I have

Friday March 9 1962

Alamosa extra 499 west with helper engine 484
Engine 499 Dunn
Engine 484 Greathouse
Conductor Murray

Depart Alamosa 9:15 AM with 42 loads 1 empty
Arrive Antonito 10:35 AM, 1 hour 15 minutes water and eat

Alamosa extra 488-494 west, flanger
Engine 488 Faucette
Engine 494 Degani
Conductor Smith

Depart Alamosa 9:55 AM
Arrive Antonito 11:05 AM, 25 minutes coal & water, switch flanger between
Depart Antonito 11:30 AM, ahead of extra 499 west
Dispatcher notations:
1:50 PM flanger at Sublete, all OK
4:02 PM flanger at Cumbres, train right behind him, all OK”

Extra 488-494 arrive Cumbres around 4:00 PM, 30 minutes wait for extra 484 and 499 west
Depart Cumbres time not shown
Coxo 1 hour 55 minutes rerail engine 488, 35 minutes back to Cumbres get rear of train
Depart Cumbres, again, unable to read departure time
Coxo 40 minutes fix rail
Arrive Chama 9:05 PM

Extra 499 west depart Antonito 11:20 AM 11:55 AM (edit 8-12-2019)
Sublette 20 minutes water and eat
Arrive Cumbres, 10 minutes helper out, 15 minutes retainers,
3 hours 35 minutes extra 488-494 west
Extra 484 west depart Cumbres, light for Chama
Extra 499 depart Cumbres
Arrive Chama 9:05 PM with 42 loads 1 empty

Below is dispatcher description regarding derailment at Coxo
Dispatcher Mar 9.jpeg

Chama extra 487 west with helper engine 491
Engine 487 Schock
Engine 481 Connor
Conductor Lyons

Called at Chama 5:45 PM, 1 hour switching, 3 hours 10 minutes wait for extra west
Depart Chama 9:55 PM with 42 loads 1 empty
Gato 30 minutes eat, 5 minutes pick up
Engine 491 off Mile Post 443, light to Durango
Extra 487 west Carbon Jct 30 minutes switching
Arrive Durango 6:15 AM with 18 loads 2 empties


Jimmy



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/12/2019 04:17PM by Jimmy Blouch.
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