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|Posted: Sun Mar 27th, 2011 07:54 pm||
|Thanks for the maps, Duane! I would agree, there were 20" tracks everywhere in the vicinity of Morenci, plus extensive dual-gauge in Clifton (20" and 3'). Later, the 3' was expanded to standard gauge.
Five railroads operating in a ten-mile radius of Morenci: the Coronado Railroad and Detroit Copper 20" lines, the Shannon Arizona and Morenci Southern 3' lines, and the Arizona & New Mexico 3' line connecting Clifton to Lordsburg (later rebuilt as standard gauge and now known as the Arizona Eastern). Talk about a great place to watch trains!
Last edited on Sun Mar 27th, 2011 10:52 pm by MinerFortyNiner
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