2009 Galloping Goose #5 around Chama, NM by ArizonaLorne
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RGS #5 arriving at the C&TS Railway wye, Chama, NM, for unloading. Conductor Allen directs Charlie for a perfect alignment!
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Ed Lathham does the final prep for the trip up Cumbres Pass
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Ed Lathham
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I had a second row seat, best in the Goose, other than the motorman's seat! In case you haven't figured it out, my wife is taking the non-riding photos.
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Larry Spencer, our motorman, could tell something was wrong with the brakes, so we stopped at 'Weed City', just prior to Lobato
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What is left from the movie Shootout, staring Gregory Peck (1970), the town called 'Weed City'.
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If we had to break down, this was the place to have it happen.
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A cotter pin parted company with one of the brake pads.
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"WE" actually found the missing part a mile to two down the hill from Weed City.
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The Goose had to back all the way back to Chama. I asked to be dropped off here a the east end of the Narrows, since my wife Susan was following me in our vehicle.
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A cotter pin was secured and the brakes were fixed that evening
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The next morning, loading the passengers in from of the Chama Station.
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Larry making final adjustments to the brakes.
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Photo run-by at Cresco Tank
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At Cumbres Pass, 10,000+ feet
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Bill and Bandit ready to protect the crossing
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Jerry McKenzie with oil can in hand
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Ed Lathham pointing out the radiator gauge
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Larry Spencer is having a good trip as motorman
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Bill and Kathryn White, Tom Baldner, and Lew Matis
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I think Lew can say he has had a long day!
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