Photo By: Kevin Morgan

A look at the harsher side of railroading! The east switch at Tabernash was not locking up on the dispatcher's board, meaning he could not be certain it was properly lined. As a result, the dispatcher was not able to get the Zephyr a light out of Tabernash. The solution was to have the conductor hop off the train with a broom and sweep the snow and ice out of the switch points. Then, manually throw the switch to the siding and back to the main. Meanwhile, the Zephyr got authority from the dispatcher to proceed past the red signal at east Tabernash. Once the lead units are on the switch, the conductor will put the switch back in power and the train will continue east.
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Friday, February 2, 2018 at 3:57:22 PM
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Location Information
City or County and State
Tabernash, CO

Subdivision
Moffat Tunnel (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
CP DS065 (East Tabernash)




Train Information
Railroad
Amtrak
Model
None
Unit Number
None

Symbol
AMT6-01
   



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS 7D
ISO
400
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
400 mm
Shutter
1/320 seconds
Aperture
f/7.1


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