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[DRGW] Photo location? roland.levin@bredband.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-01 11:35:00
Re: [DRGW] Photo location? mel mcfarland mcmidland@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-01 14:24:30
Re: [DRGW] Photo location? Patrick Cross patcross6994@att.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-01 14:48:55
Re: [DRGW] Photo location? Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-01 10:50:01
Re: [DRGW] Photo location? William Reed bigbiggarage@msn.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-01 12:00:57
Re: [DRGW] Photo location? Jared Singletary jared2982@msn.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-01 15:38:32
Re: [DRGW] Photo location? Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-01 17:16:33
Re: [DRGW] Photo location? Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-01 17:52:15
Re: [DRGW] Photo location? Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-01 20:53:18
Re: [DRGW] Photo location? Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-02 07:57:02
SV: [DRGW] Photo location? 'Roland Levin' roland.levin@bredband.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-02 16:44:04
Re: SV: [DRGW] Photo location? grandegoing@gmail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-03 17:51:18
Re: [DRGW] Photo location? Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-23 13:32:18
SV: [DRGW] Photo location? 'Roland Levin' roland.levin@bredband.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-24 11:45:18
Re: SV: [DRGW] Photo location? cdlatimore@msn.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-25 16:32:05
Re: SV: [DRGW] Photo location? grandegoing@gmail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-25 18:28:47
Re: SV: [DRGW] Photo location? Roland Levin roland.levin@bredband.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-25 19:59:52
Re: SV: [DRGW] Photo location? markwmhemphill@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-25 21:56:28
Re: SV: [DRGW] Photo location? markwmhemphill@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-25 22:01:41
Re: SV: [DRGW] Photo location? markwmhemphill@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-26 00:06:35
Re: SV: [DRGW] Photo location? grandegoing@gmail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-26 15:29:41
Re: [DRGW] Photo location? Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-26 12:08:17
Re: [DRGW] Photo location? cdlatimore@msn.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-26 16:26:40
Re: SV: [DRGW] Photo location? jdkuehn80127@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-26 16:28:40
Re: SV: [DRGW] Photo location? Roland Levin roland.levin@bredband.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-26 19:38:37
Re: SV: [DRGW] Photo location? Jared Singletary jared2982@msn.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-06-25 20:24:02
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From: Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...)
Date: 2017-06-01 20:53:18
Subject: Re: [DRGW] Photo location?

Finally found a photo of South Yard:
http://ngtrainpics.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/BRK02-D-RGW-Alamosa-2/G00=
004eTrKrdX5js/I0000uhMZhP9yuXo/C0000HIwgYz3Qz44
It matches the photo that Roland found.

Here are a couple more from the road:
http://ngtrainpics.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/BRK02-D-RGW-Alamosa-2/G00=
004eTrKrdX5js/I0000cxfe6bONQ0Y/C0000HIwgYz3Qz44
http://ngtrainpics.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/BRK02-D-RGW-Alamosa-2/G00=
004eTrKrdX5js/I0000oN3D1oI3zN8/C0000HIwgYz3Qz44

Jim Eager

> On Jun 1, 2017, at 5:52 PM, Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] <DRGW@ya=
hoogroups.com> wrote:
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> I just downloaded* the 1966 USGS 1:24000 topo sheets for Alamosa East and=
Alamosa West. They show South yard to the *west* of the main, running from=
10th Street south to well below where Rt 285 joins Railroad Ave.
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> *Go to USGS Historical Topographic Maps here:=20
> https://ngmdb.usgs.gov/maps/TopoView/
> Click on Get Maps in the top menu bar
> Zoom in and find the area you want and then set Map Scales to 24,000
> Click on the map sheet you want
> Check the dates on the list of available maps
> Seclect the one you want and then click on JPEG format to download.
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> It=E2=80=99s fast, easy and free.
> Enjoy,
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> Jim Eager
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>> On Jun 1, 2017, at 5:16 PM, Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] <DRGW@y=
ahoogroups.com> wrote:
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>> I=E2=80=99ve been looking for a photo or map showing South Yard. I=E2=80=
=99ve found views of the curve past the wye, and plenty of views just south=
of town. The closest I=E2=80=99ve found is this Jim Ozment view looking so=
uth from MP 253, which would be south of the wye:=20
>> http://www.westernrailimages.com/DENVER-RIO-GRANDE/Denver-Rio-Grande-Rai=
lroad-1/i-zGgcq65
>> scroll down to image 129.
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>> The main is centered, the track to the left is the siding. If this is th=
e track with the sg boxcars on it in the photo that Roland found, then the =
yard tracks west of the main in that photo would be behind the photographer=
between the main and the road. There was plenty of room for them, and it w=
ould agree with the map that I linked to here:
>> http://ngdiscussion.net/phorum/file.php?1,file=3D25180,in_body_attachmen=
t=3D1
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>> Does anyone have acirca 1959 photo showing South Yard that can settle t=
his?
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>> Jim Eager
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>>> On Jun 1, 2017, at 11:38 AM, Jared Singletary jared2982@msn.c... [DRGW] =
<DRGW@yahoogroups.c...> wrote:
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>>> I was thinking the south yard as well but I can't get it to line up rig=
ht. The common rail in Alamosa was to the east and south. If this was the s=
outh yard it would be the south end. If it is the south end the yard is on =
the wrong side of the main line.=20
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>>> Jared Singletary
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>> Posted by: Jim Eager <jeager@sympatico.c...>
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>> Rio Grande Modeling & Historical Society Information: http://rgmhs.DRGW.=
org
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> Posted by: Jim Eager <jeager@sympatico.c...>
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> Rio Grande Modeling & Historical Society Information: http://rgmhs.DRGW.o=
rg
> ........
> Rio Grande Modeling & Historical Society Home: http://www.drgw.org/
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