Durango & Silverton NG RR washout

BoxcabE50 Jun 24, 2020

  1. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Well, I lost the link, but the D&SNG has suffered a washout of a bridge and some right of way. The article I read stated eight to sixteen weeks for repairs. I wonder why that long? Anyhow.....
     
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    RBrodzinsky Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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  3. gmorider

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    I think it just takes a long time in that area/terrain. Hope it goes to the short side.
     
  4. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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  5. Point353

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  6. Hytec

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    Sheesh, not pretty. Prayers for quick recovery.
     
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  7. Kurt Moose

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    Wow, that's not good!(n)
     
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  8. BoxcabE50

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    Ouch. :cry::cry::cry:
     
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  9. gmorider

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    What a mess!
     
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  10. bremner

    bremner Staff Member

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    They can't catch a break, first the fire, then hurting SP 18, now this?
     
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  11. Mo-Pac

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    OMG! Hopefully they can make sufficient repairs soon. :sick:
     
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  12. Point353

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    You can see that the bridge is/was a single span over the creek between the concrete abutments.
    Looks like the creek would prefer to have, at least, a second span at that location.
     
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  13. BoxcabE50

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    Would they even be allowed to construct anything new?
     
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  14. ddm502001

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    Evidently they had replaced something there with the newer abutments.
     
  15. HemiAdda2d

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    What a log jam! Clearly not helping the issue...
     
  16. ddm502001

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    Any updates to this? Have heard they are still running excursions but from 18 miles north of Durango as start point.
     
  17. BoxcabE50

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    I, too, am curious. By now we should have heard something, hopefully positive.
     
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