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Shavano in April

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 07:53 AM

It's April 10, 1935, the 344 is at the lead of the Shavano as the train departs Gunnison at 11:15 AM with 3 cars.

Crew: Conductor Perkins & engineer Knoll

Cars: RPO 54, Baggage 129, & Coach 309

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 03:12 PM

The train follows the river as it heads west.

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Posted 18 May 2018 - 06:14 AM

The train makes a brief stop at Sapinero before getting underway.

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Posted 18 May 2018 - 11:13 AM

The train rolls through Cimarron as it begins to climb the grade.

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Posted 19 May 2018 - 09:11 AM

The train goes through Cerro Summit & rolls downhill.

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Posted 19 May 2018 - 07:37 PM

The westbound Shavano pulls into Montrose at 2:45 PM

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Posted 20 May 2018 - 07:02 PM

The eastbound Shavano departs Montrose at 3:35 PM with 4 cars; soon, the train rolls through Ceder Creek

Crew: Conductor Heckman, &Engineer Knoll (to Gunnison)

Cars: RPO #60, Baggage #111 Coach #312 & Chair #401


BTW, I used the 344 for the eastbound run.

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Posted 21 May 2018 - 06:37 AM

The train goes through Cerro Summit, & after rolling downhill, rolls through Cimarron.

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 06:23 AM

The train continues the eastbound trip as night falls.

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Posted 22 May 2018 - 02:06 PM

The train rolls through Sapinero as it heads east.

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