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Southwest Limited at Wootton, CO

Southwest Limited at Wootton, CO

The Southwest Limited is climbing Raton Pass at Wootton on January 10, 1980. The highway department has installed guardrails on the inside of this curve making it much more difficult to pull over to get a picture from this location on the freeway. Disk 62

In 1907, ATSF installed Saxby & Farmer interlocking machines at Lynn and Wootton on Raton Pass. The Lynn plant has 30 levers and Wootton 40 levers. The Lynn plant was rebuilt in 1929 reducing the number of levers to 10.