Moving the Rail Cars, July 2010
The images below briefly show the complex process of removing the rail cars from the Cimarron trestle.
Tracks where rail cards will be moved.
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Abutment for bridge is attached to trestle.
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Bridge is lowered in place.
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Tracks are laid across the bridge.
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Cable is connected to locomotive #278.
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Locomotive #278 is pulled across the bridge.
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Locomotive is loaded on trailer.
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Caboose being pulled across bridge.
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Trailers are hauled through the canyon to the maintenance yard.
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10. Rail cars are unloaded onto new tracks.
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11. Rail cars are now in the maintenance yard.
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