2013 A Goose in Sun, Rain & Snow by ArizonaLorne
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September 26, bright and sunny as the geese roll into Cumbres Pass
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September 26
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September 26
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September 26, crossing Lobato Trestle
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September 26, rolling thru the Chama yard towards the wye.
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September 26: Conductors Ed and Allen discuss the upcoming freight consist for Chama Steam
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September 26: On the final leg of the wye
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September 26: passing the station in Chama
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September 27: Cold and raining and ready for departure
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September 27:
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September 27: That haze is just rain as Lobato Trestle is approached.
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September 27: The clouds look threatening as Goose #5 sounds her air horns at Dalton
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September 27: Into the clouds (almost).
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September 27:
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September 27: Goose #5 makes it back, after seeing snow at the pass
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September 27: Just running around the Chama yard
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September 28: Conductor Frank Stapleton and Larry Spencer talk before departure
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September 28: A trace of snow remain the next day at Cumbres Pass
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September 28:
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September 28: As usual, Lew is protecting the rear with communiction mic in hand
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September 28: This is what is left of the snow shed at Cumbres Pass
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September 28: Below Coxo crossing
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September 28: Passing Cresco Tank
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September 28: Photo runby coming up
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September 28:
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September 28: Water, Coal, Sand and Goose
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September 28: A size comparison between the Geese
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September 28: Lew at the ready
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September 28: As seen from inside RGS #1
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September 28:
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September 29: RGS Motor #5, otherwise known as a 'Galloping Goose', is seen resting on the cliff at Windy Point. Her brood is most interested in the approach of the 'double-header' coming up Wolf Creek Valley below. This photo was taken at a distance of 1/2 a mile.
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September 29: My final shot as #5 clears Tanglefoot Curve and heads towards Toltec Gorge
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