At 12:00 AM slow freight #10 pulled by 4-10-2
locomotive #34 proceeds to pick up the Drover's
caboose at Austin Street station then heads out
onto the cutoff on it's way to Gorre.
On the Gorre & Daphetid a slow freight take
everything except boxcars in it's consist.
In the West, the Dover’s caboose was attached
behind the train caboose of a livestock train for
ranch hands to accompany livestock from the
ranch to the processing plant. The train crew rode
in the train caboose and the ranch hands in the
Drover’s caboose. The Drover’s caboose was
more like a combine car than a standard caboose
with sections for both passengers and freight. On the Gorre & Daphetid a
Drover's caboose provided passenger and freight service to Daphetid.
Slow freight #10 drops the
Dover's caboose at the west end
of the Gorre yard. (In the
picture to the right the Dover's
caboose is hidden in the tunnel
under Devils' Post Mountain.)
2-8-0 locomotive #29 is waiting
to take the Drover's caboose to
the Gorre station then on to
Slow freight #10 proceeds to Port harbor. (A stopwatch is useful here. As
slow freight #10 begins to depart Gorre set the stop watch to 17 minutes.)
Locomotive #29 departs Gorre
station en route to Daphetid.
The trip is slow, 4 to 6 MPH, due
to the tight curves and poor
condition of the track.
Slow freight #10 arrives at Port
4-6-2 locomotive #50 is moved from the
turntable through the throat of the yard
and backed down onto it's consist waiting
at Austin Street station.
Passenger #4 pulled by 4-6-2 locomotive #50 departs Austin Street station.
After clearing the yard speed is increased from 6 MPH to 12 MPH for the run
After at least a 30 minute stop over locomotive #29 with the Drover's
caboose departs Daphetid station en route back to Gorre station.
Passenger #7 pulled by 4-6-0
locomotive #49 departs Port
station enroute to Gorre station.
A speed of 6 MPH is maintained
through the Port yard then
increased to 12 MPH for the run
The Gorre Pedler leaves Port harbor for Gorre. At Gorre it picks up tank cars
#173 and #174.
Westbound passenger #4 departs
Gorre station. It stops in the
Gorre yard to meet eastbound
passenger #7 and the Gorre
Pedler then proceeds to Port
Passenger #7 departs Gorre station en route to Austin Street station.
Fast freight #15 pulled by 2-8-2 locomotive #40 departs Port harbor for
Fast freight #15 picks up the
Drover's caboose and proceeds
to Great Divide.
The Gorre Pedler departs Gorre having picked up tank cars #173 and #174.
Gorre Pedler arrives at Austin Street