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Re: First C&TS Train to Osier, Cumbres & Chama

September 15, 2020 04:10PM avatar
Russo Loco Wrote:
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> Fabulous Fotos, Tank -
>
> Thank You for posting!  . . .  I would sure like to
> see the rest of your photos from that memorable
> day, as I might even be in one or two of them!

Tank Smith Wrote:
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> Thank you sir, I will try to pick out a few more
> unique ones from back then.

Please don't call me 'Sir' — it reminds me that I am an old geezer!

Tank Smith Wrote:
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> About the time they got to Cresco the sun started
> breaking through the clouds, and here is the first
> train easing its way across Lobato trestle . . .
> John Pritchard, watching for Bad Stuff from the
> pilot, is easy to identify with the orange hunter's
> cap.  Ben Greathouse is at the throttle (halfway
> behind the weed); visible behind him riding the
> coal pile looks like Eddie Martinez in the black
> hat, and Ernie Robart is underneath the silver
> hardhat.  I don't recall the name of guy with the
> crew cut, but Virgil Bockhaus can be seen rid-
> ing the tender.


Another super photo, Tank -

Thank You again for posting – and for identifying several of the participants.   Ten years ago, as part of the 40th Anniversary Celebration, Ernie Robart and Terry Ross gave a two-hour slide show of the early history of the C&TS, and – fortunately for all of us fans of the railroad, Steve Forney has created a video of their presentation.  See [ngdiscussion.net] for a link to his show.

- Roosso
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First Train to Cumbres (1970) Attachments

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Re: First C&TS Train to Osier, Cumbres & Chama

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Re: First C&TS Train to Osier, Cumbres & Chama Attachments

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Great pix

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