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ATSF Railway piggyback train symbol 199 at South Chavez, NM

ATSF Railway piggyback train symbol 199 at South Chavez, NM

Train 199 (Extra 5677 West) roars through South Chavez late in the day on October 30, 1977. The north main is about a quarter mile away running at the bottom of the valley. Between Baca and Thoreau, the south track stays at a fairly constant 0.6% grade while the north track has sections that are up to 1.04%. The elevation here is 7,000 feet.

ATSF Railway caboose on train symbol 318 near South Chavez, NM

I caught a picture of the caboose of train 318 near Pegs and the headend at South Chavez on July 23, 1988. Train 318 had engines 8090, 8124, 8127, 5370, and 5810. Pictures are on Disk 64

ATSF engines 8090, 8124, 8127, 5370, and 5810 on train symbol 318 at South Chavez