Re: Blackstone C-19 pulling power?

Ed Tibbetts
 

On the D&RG eastbound up the 4% to Cerro Summit, the C21's were rated at 3 loaded coal gon's and a caboose. Normal operation was to tripple the hill. Some of the old pictures of Marshal pass show tripple head 2-8-0's (can't tell if 56 or 60's) with 8 or 9 cars.

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