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Cimarron turn with the 360 & the 456 as well

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Posted 06 November 2018 - 04:38 PM

It's October 30, 1948, C-21 #361 (used the 360) departs Gunnison at 6:30 AM with a caboose as it heads west.

Crew: Conductor Dean, & Engineer T Doyle

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Posted 06 November 2018 - 06:43 PM

At Sapinero, the 360 picks up 15 stock cars, and pulls into Cimarron at 8:25 AM.

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Posted 06 November 2018 - 08:32 PM

Meanwhile, Montrose extra 456 departs Montrose at 7:45 AM with a caboose. The train rolls through Cedar Creek, & stops at Cerro Summit to pick up the cars that they left a couple days earlier*, & the train pulls into Cimarron at 9:25 AM.

Crew: Conductor Mahoney, & Engineer Price

* If you want to see how these cars came to be at Cerro Summit, along with the stock cars at Cedar Creek, please see Cedar Creek & Cerro Summit Turn for more details.

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 05:12 PM

After 30 minutes of switching, the 360 & 456 depart Cimarron at 9:55 AM with 10 loads 1 empty. The train pulls into Cerro Summit at 10:45 AM. The 456, after turning on the wye, depart Cerro Summit at 11:35 AM with a caboose, & pulls into Cimarron at 12:00 PM. after 30 minutes of more switching, the 456 departs Cimarron at 12:30 PM with 5 loads 1 empty. The train pulls into Cerro Summit again at 1 PM.


Note 1: the 15 stock cars brought to Cimarron by X360 west were loaded with sheep.


Note 2: I will do the rest of the 360's run after I finish the run with the 456.

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Posted 07 November 2018 - 08:35 PM

At Cerro Summit, the crew of the 456 (Conductor Mahoney, & Engineer Price) picked up the 10 stock cars, then rolled down the hill. The train pulls into Montrose at 2 PM with 15 loads, 1 empty.

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 08:22 PM

The crew of the 360, meanwhile, take the C-21 to Cimarron (arrive time at Cimarron is 11:45 AM). After 35 35 minutes switching, coal the engine, & eating, the train departs Cimarron at 12:20 PM with 24 empties as they start the return to Gunnison.

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 07:57 AM

The train rolls through Sapinero as it heads east.

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 01:39 PM

After a while, the train pulls into Gunnison at 3 PM, ending a busy day along the Black Canyon line.

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