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Posted 24 November 2021 - 07:45 PM

It's September 3, 1936, K-36 #486, with helper engines 487 and 483, depart Chama at 8:35 AM with 20 loads, 5 empties.

Crew: Conductor Moore, Engine 486 Tozier, Engine 487 Hurley, and Engine 483 Marsh

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The train rolls over the Chama River...

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... and enters the narrows.

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Posted 25 November 2021 - 07:56 PM

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The train rolls over Lobato Trestle...

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... and passes the tank at Cresco.

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Posted 26 November 2021 - 08:07 PM

As the train climbs the hill...

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... it rolls over Coxo Crossing...

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... and pulls into Cubres at 10:10 AM.

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Posted 27 November 2021 - 03:58 PM

After 1 hour 447 minutes picking up cars, decoupling the helpers, water, and meeting the San Juan, the train departs Cumbres at 11:55 AM with 46 loads, 5 empties.

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Soon, the train pulls into Los Pinos Siding to meet a freight.

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Posted 28 November 2021 - 01:56 PM

After 45 minutes waiting for and sawing by X484-488 west (the WB train had derailed twice at Osier), X486 continues it's trip...

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... as it rolls over Cascade Creek Trestle...

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... and rolls through Osier.

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Posted 28 November 2021 - 06:17 PM

As the train enters the Toltec Gorge...

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... it rolls through Rock Tunnel.

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Posted 29 November 2021 - 08:13 PM

As the train rolls through the gorge...

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... it rolls through Mud Tunnel...

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... and pulls into Sublette for a pick up.

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Posted 30 November 2021 - 04:17 PM

After 15 minutes picking up 2 cars and repacking a hot box on RG 9247, the train gets underway...

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... as it rolls through Big Horn...

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... and passes the Lava Tank.

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Posted 30 November 2021 - 08:33 PM

As the train rolls downhill...

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... it pulls into Antonito at 4:45 PM.

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Posted 01 December 2021 - 08:17 PM

After 30 minutes switching and time for the crew to eat, the train departs Antonito at 5:15 PM with 40 loads, 5 empties.

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The train rolls through the truss bridge north of Antonito.

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