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From: Jim Griffin drgwlpd@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...)
Date: 2018-01-05 17:58:14
Subject: Re: [DRGW] North Yard Pig Packers Pt. II

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John, this is great information. Among other questions it answers is how pi=
ggyback trailers were handled in Grand Junction.=20

Now, if somebody came up with a photo of that... :-)

Jim Griffin

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> On Jan 5, 2018, at 12:02 AM, johntudek@ymail.c... [DRGW] <DRGW@yahoogro.p...=
..com> wrote:
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> Jim,
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> As promised, here is the second part of the Piggy Packer history for the
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> North Yard, as taken from D&RGW Form 5085 (AFE)
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> AFE 9016 / Colorado Valuation Section 18-C
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> Start August 1981 / Complete Oct. 1981
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> Description:
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> Purchase one Rayo-Wagner PC-90 "piggy-packer" with complete hydraulic
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> power control system, diesel engine, auxiliary generator and light plant =
with
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> all weather cab.
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> Purpose and Necessity:
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> Purchase a new Rayco-Wagner PC-90 "piggy-packer" to be delivered in Octob=
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> 1981 at a cost of $381,000. The new Packer would replace the machine tha=
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> been in Denver since 1974 and has accumulated 7,603 hours or the equivale=
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> 266,105 miles. The increased TOFC / COFC activity on the Western Slope o=
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> Colorado, particularly in the Grand Junction - Rife areas, warrants a new=
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> lift-off facility to be constructed in the East Yard in Grand Junction wh=
ich will require
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> the old Packer to be moved from Denver to Grand Junction for operation. =
The 1974
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> Packer can also be used as a backup to the Denver and Salt Lake Machines =
until the
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> Grand Junction facility is completed. Between 1974 and 1979 our volume o=
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> at the North Yard has increased from 20,335 trailers in 1974 to 34,249 in=
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> The second page of this document notes that the estimated cost of the mac=
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> F.O.B. Lake Oswego, Oregon is $381,000. Freight charges $4,000. Tax @ 6=
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> $25,000 for a gross cost of $410,000. The Roadway Completion Report, For=
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> There is also the additional notation: Acct. 25 TOFC - COFC
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> Rayo-Wagner piggy packer Model #RW-PC-90 s.n. 040173
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> In a further conversation with a supervisor involved with unloading this =
machine
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> at the NY Pig Ramp, he noted that the Grande had to hire another mobile c=
rane
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> in order the assemble the new machine, the main wheels being rather a han=
d-full.
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> John T.
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John, this is great information. Among other questions it answers is how piggyback trailers were handled in Grand Junction.&nbsp;<div><br></div><div>&nbsp;Now, if somebody came up with a photo of <b>that</b>... :-)</div><div><br></div><div>Jim Griffin<br><br><div id="AppleMailSignature">Sent from Jim's iPhone</div><div><br>On Jan 5, 2018, at 12:02 AM, <a href="mailto:johntudek@ymail.c...">johntudek@ymail.c...</a> [DRGW] &lt;<a href="mailto:DRGW@yahoogroups.c...">DRGW@yahoogroups.c...</a>&gt; wrote:<br><br></div><blockquote type="cite"><div>














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<p></p><p><span>Jim,</span></p><p>As promised, here is the second part of the Piggy Packer history for the</p><p>North Yard, as taken from D&amp;RGW Form 5085 (AFE)</p><p><br></p><p><span style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:underline;">AFE 9016</span> &nbsp;/ &nbsp;Colorado Valuation Section 18-C</p><p>Start August 1981 &nbsp;/ &nbsp;Complete Oct. 1981</p><p><br></p><p><span style="font-weight:bold;">Description</span>:</p><p>Purchase one Rayo-Wagner PC-90 "piggy-packer" with complete hydraulic</p><p>power control system, diesel engine, auxiliary generator and light plant with</p><p>all weather cab.</p><p><br></p><p><span style="font-weight:bold;">Purpose and Necessity:</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">Purchase a new Rayco-Wagner PC-90 "piggy-packer" to be delivered in October&nbsp;</span><br></p><p>1981 at a cost of $381,000. &nbsp;The new Packer would replace the machine that has&nbsp;</p><p>been&nbsp;<span style="word-spacing:normal;">in Denver since 1974 and has accumulated 7,603 hours or the equivalent of&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">266,105 miles. &nbsp;The increased TOFC / COFC activity on the Western Slope of&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">Colorado, particularly in the Grand Junction - Rife areas, warrants a new lift-on /&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">lift-off facility to be constructed in the East Yard in Grand Junction which will require</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">the old Packer to be moved from Denver to Grand Junction for operation. &nbsp;The 1974</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">Packer can also be used as a backup to the Denver and Salt Lake Machines until the</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">Grand Junction facility is completed. &nbsp;Between 1974 and 1979 our volume of trailers&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">at the North Yard has increased from 20,335 trailers in 1974 to 34,249 in 1979, a 68%&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">increase. &nbsp;The volume should continue strong, thus putting a premium on the use of</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">our Packers.</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;"><br></span></p><p>The second page of this document notes that the estimated cost of the machine&nbsp;</p><p>F.O.B. Lake&nbsp;<span style="word-spacing:normal;">Oswego,&nbsp;</span><span style="word-spacing:normal;">Oregon </span><span style="word-spacing:normal;">is $381,000. &nbsp;Freight charges $4,000. &nbsp;Tax @ 6.5%&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">$25,000 for a</span><span style="word-spacing:normal;">&nbsp;gross cost of $410,000. &nbsp;The Roadway Completion Report, Form 5067</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">dated&nbsp;</span><span style="word-spacing:normal;">12-31-81, indicates that the gross cost was actually $395,064.84.</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;"><br></span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">There is also the additional notation: &nbsp;<span style="font-weight:bold;">Acct. 25 TOFC - COFC</span></span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">Rayo-Wagner piggy packer Model #RW-PC-90 &nbsp; s.n. 040173</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;"><br></span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">In a further conversation with a supervisor involved with unloading this machine</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">at the NY Pig Ramp, he noted that the Grande had to hire another mobile crane</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;">in order the assemble the new machine, the main wheels being rather a hand-full.</span></p><p><span style="word-spacing:normal;"><br></span></p><p>John T.</p><p></p>

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