OY ROTARY CHARTER

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  1. gary

    gary Member

    on 2/27/20 i flew to albuquerque new mexico, eventually met up with michael and pete, went north to champ new mexico for a 2 day charter on the cumbres and toltec, featuring restored steam rotary plow OY pushed by 2 of their locomotives. 150 photographers, 4 busses, 2 highway patrol departments, 2 state dot departments, snowmobilers, some freeloaders, and some great photos of a piece of equipment i never thought i'd see operating in my lifetime, oh and did i mention expensive??

    here we are, first location of the day, throwing some snow

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    moved out on the line some more, a little closer to the action, first charter ever for using the 70-300 this much

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    throwing that snow, we do not have a snowblower so i had forgotten how they churn up snow at the blades

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  2. gary

    gary Member

    coming at us

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    as we got further up the line into higher elevations the snow got noticeably deeper

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    aaah, i can't remember the name of this trestle, and i should pause in the processing and read the book i came home with, the mile by mile trackside guide of this line. the grey tank car right behind the rotary is a water tanker just for the rotary, when we reached cox crossing the chama fire dept plus the cumbres railroads own fire patrol tanker came up and watered the engines

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  3. gary

    gary Member

    who has a mac and can tell me how to shut off this very annoying autocorrect that keeps messing up my posts, example, it keeps making chama into champ
     
  4. RedOctober25

    RedOctober25 Member

    Here’s how to retrain your autocorrect on a Mac...


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