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[DRGW] Monarch Branch snorkelbob1938@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-04-12 22:11:49
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From: Patrick Cross patcross6994@att.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...)
Date: 2018-04-12 22:52:13
Subject: Re: [DRGW] Monarch Branch

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There are 3 towns between Salida and what used to be the Monarch Branch, an=
d was there no town named Monarch, until recently.. Garfield, CO, changed i=
ts' name to Monarch in the last five years.=C2=A0=20

On Thursday, April 12, 2018 5:14 PM, "snorkelbob1938@yahoo.c... [DRGW]" =
<DRGW@yahoogroups.c...> wrote:
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=C2=A0 Many years ago, I recall seeing pics (or it may have been a flim =
clip) of the Monarch branch, at the switchback adjacent to a highway crossi=
ng. There were also a few stores or other buildings nearby - was that the a=
ctual town of Monarch? The limestone train, headed by a GP7 or similar, cam=
e up the lower grade into a short dead-end section with a few gons, reverse=
d and then pushed the empies up what appeared to be a horrific grade (I gue=
ss it was something like 4-1/2 percent).Now that I think about it, there we=
re also some pics of the mine loading area itself.=C2=A0=C2=A0
Anyway, I'm trying to find those pics or videos for a friend, who wants to =
model the branch. Can anyone help?=C2=A0
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<div style="color:#000; background-color:#fff; font-family:Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif;font-size:13px"><div id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1523572701550_10540"><span id="yui_3_16_0_ym19_1_1523572701550_10539">There are 3 towns between Salida and what used to be the Monarch Branch, and was there no town named Monarch, until recently.. Garfield, CO, changed its' name to Monarch in the last five years.&nbsp;</span></div> <div class="qtdSeparateBR"><br><br></div><div class="yahoo_quoted" style="display: block;"> <div style="font-family: Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;"> <div style="font-family: HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;"> <div dir="ltr"><font size="2" face="Arial"> On Thursday, April 12, 2018 5:14 PM, "snorkelbob1938@yahoo.c... [DRGW]" &lt;DRGW@yahoogroups.c...&gt; wrote:<br></font></div> <br><br> <div class="y_msg_container"><div id="yiv2170502932"><div>
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<div></div><div><span>Many years ago, I recall seeing pics (or it may have been a flim clip) of the Monarch branch, at the switchback adjacent to a highway crossing. There were also a few stores or other buildings nearby - was that the actual town of Monarch? The limestone train, headed by a GP7 or similar, came up the lower grade into a short dead-end section with a few gons, reversed and then pushed the empies up what appeared to be a horrific grade (I guess it was something like 4-1/2 percent).Now that I think about it, there were also some pics of the mine loading area itself.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></div><div><span><br clear="none"></span></div><div><span>Anyway, I'm trying to find those pics or videos for a friend, who wants to model the branch. Can anyone help?&nbsp;</span></div><div><span><br clear="none"></span></div><div><span>Thanks in advance - Rob Westdyke</span></div>

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