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[DRGW] Strange load in alamosa roland.levin@bredband.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-23 09:20:07
RE: [DRGW] Strange load in Alamosa 'Gary Nichols' gnichols27@verizon.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-23 06:38:25
Re: [DRGW] Strange load in alamosa William Reed bigbiggarage@msn.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-23 11:58:54
Re: [DRGW] Strange load in Alamosa BNSFBarker@aol.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-23 09:06:57
Re: [DRGW] Strange load in Alamosa Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-23 09:01:45
Re: [DRGW] Strange load in Alamosa Jim Griffin drgwlpd@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-23 14:46:38
RE: [DRGW] Strange load in Alamosa 'Gary Nichols' gnichols27@verizon.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-23 10:19:29
Re: [DRGW] Strange load in Alamosa Jim Griffin drgwlpd@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-23 19:51:39
Re: [DRGW] Strange load in Alamosa Gary ralstonvalley1@gmail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-23 13:27:32
RE: [DRGW] Strange load in Alamosa 'Gary Nichols' gnichols27@verizon.n... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-23 17:15:07
Re: [DRGW] Strange load in Alamosa nzntrains@yahoo.c....au [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2018-02-24 02:19:34
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From: Gary ralstonvalley1@gmail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...)
Date: 2018-02-23 13:27:32
Subject: Re: [DRGW] Strange load in Alamosa

All,[image: Inline image 1]
Here is a page detailing the Marion 7900.

http://forums.dhsdiecast.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=129916

Regards,
Gary Gable
Arvada, CO

On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 12:51 PM, Jim Griffin drgwlpd@yahoo.c... [DRGW] <
DRGW@yahoogroups.c...> wrote:

>
>
> OK, I ran this past my friends at Navajo Mine, and their response is that
> yes, it's definitely a dragline gear. It could be any one of six different
> types of gears. Back at this time the mine ran a Marion 7900 dragline.
>
> -Jim
>
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* "Jim Griffin drgwlpd@yahoo.c... [DRGW]" <DRGW@yahoogroups.c...>
> *To:* "DRGW@yahoogroups.c..." <DRGW@yahoogroups.c...>
> *Sent:* Friday, February 23, 2018 7:48 AM
> *Subject:* Re: [DRGW] Strange load in Alamosa
>
>
> ... Except that there was no hydro power generation at Navajo Dam as
> built. The only turbine was installed much later, in the late 1980s if I
> recall my newspaper articles correctly. (I'm a local, so it was sorta big
> news. The turbine is run by the city of Farmington utilities dept.) The
> dam/lake was an irrigation and flood control project, as conceived.
>
> How positive are we that this photo is actually in Alamosa? It certainly
> *looks* like it, but....
>
> Unit 3 at Four Corners power plant was under construction at that time.
> If there were a way of transloading this item to a narrow gauge car, it
> could have been transported over to Farmington and trucked from there. Or,
> trucked from Alamosa over Wolf Creek Pass. To my mind it would have been
> far more sensible to rail it to Gallup and truck from there, which is what
> the plants and mines typically do today. But it's possible.
>
> I need to reach out to my old compatriots at the mine and see if this is
> any kind of dragline part.
>
> So many speculations...
>
> -Jim Griffin
>
>
>
>


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