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  • bolsen187@frontier.com
    The great pics that Hart is providing are prompting more questions from this poor, ignorant soul. What was all the pipe for? Where did the coal come from and
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 26 9:56 AM
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      The great pics that Hart is providing are prompting more questions from this poor, ignorant soul. What was all the pipe for? Where did the coal come from and are there any pics of that?
      Blayne
    • railwayeng
      ... All the pipe went to Farmington to the oil fields there. It came into Durango from Alimosa...did a complete reversal of the train. The reverse loop in
      Message 2 of 2 , Apr 26 10:43 PM
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        --- In HOn3@yahoogroups.com, "bolsen187@..." <bolsen187@...> wrote:
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        > The great pics that Hart is providing are prompting more questions from this poor, ignorant soul. What was all the pipe for? Where did the coal come from and are there any pics of that?
        > Blayne


        All the pipe went to Farmington to the oil fields there.
        It came into Durango from Alimosa...did a complete reversal
        of the train. The reverse loop in Durango at that time was the
        exact opposite of what it is today. The trains reversed and then
        went out but took the Farmington line down the river instead of
        taking the line to the east up the hill towards Chama.
        So the pipe came in from the Chama hill, reversed and went out
        the farmington turn.
        -Steve H
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