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[drgw] Re: CB&Q on the Grande jimfitch@juno.c... (James R Fitch) 1998-12-30 20:57:02
[drgw] Re: CB&Q on the Grande Jim Eager (jeager@visionol.n...) 1999-01-03 14:13:35
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From: jimfitch@juno.c... (James R Fitch)
Date: 1998-12-30 20:57:02
Subject: [drgw] Re: CB&Q on the Grande

From: jimfitch@juno.c... (James R Fitch)

I believe there is a photo of a solid set of Chinese red CB&Q diesels at
Bond in the "Rio Grande in Color, Vol I: Colorado" book by Ross Grenard.
Check it out.



Jim Fitch
Syracuse, NY
Rio Grande - Grande Junction to Castle Gate (1960's - 1996)

On Sat, 02 Jan 1999 15:50:21 -0600 Bob Webber <rswebber@concentric.n...>
writes:
>From: Bob Webber <rswebber@concentric.n...>
>
>According to Hill, the CB&Q GP-35s ran for a brief period in 1965 -
>1966.
>They pooled power between SLC & Chicago. But "since the D&RGW diesels
>are
>specially modified for the difficult high-altitude terrain of Colorado
>&
>Utah, the railroad prefers to keep them on their home rails".
>
>The photo in Rio Grande In The Rockies was taken at Glenwood Springs,
>9/6/65.
>
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