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Ted Miles

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Como, Colorado
« on: June 29, 2017, 06:14:49 PM »
The South Park, later Colorado & Southern left the little town in 1941. Now it is coming back; the station has been restored, the stone round house has had work and they are laying track between them at present.

The Historical Society has Klondike Mines #4 steam locomotive being restored for operation at Como later this summer. it  first ran on August 16th. The turntable is now in operation. To see video,  photos and information check the Narrow gauge Discussion Forum or the Denver, South Park & Pacific web site.

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Tom Casper

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Re: Como, Colorado
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2017, 01:51:10 PM »
Better yet visit there web site and see what is happening and then make a donation!

http://www.southparkrail.com/

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Stewart "Start" Rhine

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Re: Como, Colorado
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2017, 03:50:55 PM »
Tom, 

I have been watching the progress with track laying, turntable repair and #4. Made a donation last month. Any idea how far they are going to rebuild the mainline?

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Ira Schreiber

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Re: Como, Colorado
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2017, 03:22:22 AM »
I heard about 600'
I visited #4 in Cheyenne, WY this past May. The boiler was about half complete. This was at Watsach Railroad Contractors shop.

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Re: Como, Colorado
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2017, 11:18:05 PM »
Thanks Ira,

I've been watching as the railroad comes back to life in Como.  Great progress after starting with just an empty grade ... sounds familiar.