View single post by elminero67
 Posted: Sun Mar 27th, 2011 05:05 pm
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Looking at the massive open pit and tailings that remain, its hard to imagine the extent of the Clifton/Morenci narrow gauge "empire" that the tiny Porters operated on.  I'd argue that it was the most intense and elaborate network of narrow gauge lines in the United States. This map of old Morenci (now gone) shows only a portion of the 20" narrow gauge, many lines are either underground or not shown:


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