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Alamosa March 26 1962

August 21, 2019 12:32PM
There are various printed accounts that indicate the rotary run of March 5 was the last one made by D&RGW.
It was not.

Monday March 26 1962

Alamosa extra 494-499 west, rotary
Engine 494 Faucette
Engine 499 E Morgan
Conductor Murray
Pilot Greathouse
Wheel Dunn

Depart Alamosa 4:45 AM with 9 loads 2 empties
Antonito times not shown, 45 minutes coal & water
Sublette times shown as 9:55 AM – 10:15 AM
Osier tie up 7:55 PM

Letter from my dad dated April 1
Letter Apr 1.jpeg

Sublette March 26 1962
Sublette.jpeg
Alamosa extra 488 west with helper engine 484
Engine 488 R Morgan
Engine 484 Holt
Conductor Clarke

Depart Alamosa 2:00 PM with 39 loads and 7 empties
Arrive Antonito 3:05 PM, 1 hour 40 minutes coal & water, set out train, turn, pick up caboose
Notation reads: “s/o train & ret to Alamosa a/c rotary tied up Osier 7:55 PM”
Extra 484 east depart Antonito 4:40 PM light for Alamosa, arrive 5:45 PM
Extra 488 east depart Antonito 4:50 PM with caboose
Arrive Alamosa 5:55 PM

Durango extra 491 east
Engineer Schock
Conductor Lyons

Depart Durango 12:10 PM with 1 load 34 empties
Oxford 5 minutes set out
Allison 5 minutes merchandise
Gato 25 minutes eat
Dulce 5 minutes set out
Arrive Chama 7:00 PM with 1 empty
Not shown where or why bulk of empties were set out, perhaps cars being moved for storage

Jimmy



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/10/2019 09:19AM by Jimmy Blouch.
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