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[DRGW] North Yard Pig Packers Pt. II johntudek@ymail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-01-05 07:02:14
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Date: 2018-01-23 09:10:33
Subject: Re: [DRGW] North Yard Pig Packers Pt. II

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Hi Jim,


Just go to Google, enter Rayco-Wagner PC-90 piggy-packer, hit imag=
es and
there you have it.


Regards
Xander


On Sat, Jan 6, 2018 at 2:58 AM, =
Jim Griffin drgwlpd@yahoo.c... [DRGW] <
DRGW@yahoogroups.c...> wrote:


>
>
> =
John, this is great information. Among other questions it answers is how
> =
piggyback trailers were handled in Grand Junction.
>
> Now, if somebody ca=
me up with a photo of *that*... :-)
>
> Jim Griffin
>
> Sent from Jim's iPh=
one
>
> On Jan 5, 2018, at 12:02 AM, johntudek@ymail.c... [DRGW] <
> DRGW@ya=
hoogroups.com> wrote:
>
>
>
> Jim,
>
> As promised, here is the second part=
of the Piggy Packer history for the
>
> North Yard, as taken from D&RGW Fo=
rm 5085 (AFE)
>
>
> AFE 9016 / Colorado Valuation Section 18-C
>
> Start =
August 1981 / Complete Oct. 1981
>
>
> Description:
>
> Purchase one Rayo=
-Wagner PC-90 "piggy-packer" with complete hydraulic
>
> power control syst=
em, diesel engine, auxiliary generator and light plant
> with
>
> all weath=
er cab.
>
>
> Purpose and Necessity:
>
> Purchase a new Rayco-Wagner PC-90 =
"piggy-packer" to be delivered in
> October
>
> 1981 at a cost of $381,000.=
The new Packer would replace the machine that
> has
>
> been in Denver si=
nce 1974 and has accumulated 7,603 hours or the
> equivalent of
>
> 266,105=
miles. The increased TOFC / COFC activity on the Western Slope of
>
> Col=
orado, particularly in the Grand Junction - Rife areas, warrants a new
> li=
ft-on /
>
> lift-off facility to be constructed in the East Yard in Grand J=
unction
> which will require
>
> the old Packer to be moved from Denver to =
Grand Junction for operation.
> The 1974
>
> Packer can also be used as a b=
ackup to the Denver and Salt Lake Machines
> until the
>
> Grand Junction f=
acility is completed. Between 1974 and 1979 our volume of
> trailers
>
> a=
t the North Yard has increased from 20,335 trailers in 1974 to 34,249 in
> =
1979, a 68%
>
> increase. The volume should continue strong, thus putting =
a premium on
> the use of
>
> our Packers.
>
>
> The second page of this do=
cument notes that the estimated cost of the
> machine
>
> F.O.B. Lake Osweg=
o, Oregon is $381,000. Freight charges $4,000. Tax @
> 6.5%
>
> $25,000 f=
or a gross cost of $410,000. The Roadway Completion Report,
> Form 5067
>
=
> dated 12-31-81, indicates that the gross cost was actually $395,064.84.
>=


>
> There is also the additional notation: Acct. 25 TOFC - COFC
>
> Rayo-=
Wagner piggy packer Model #RW-PC-90 s.n. 040173
>
>
> In a further conver=
sation with a supervisor involved with unloading this
> machine
>
> at the =
NY Pig Ramp, he noted that the Grande had to hire another mobile
> crane
>
=
> in order the assemble the new machine, the main wheels being rather a
> h=
and-full.
>
>
> John T.
>
>
>






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v><div><br></div><div>Regards</div><div>Xander</div></div><div class=3D"gma=
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m Griffin <a href=3D"mailto:drgwlpd@yahoo.c...">drgwlpd@yahoo.c...</a> [DRGW]=
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<p></p><p><span>Jim,</span></p><p>As promised, here is the second par=
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