Cloud-Climbing Railroad

Cloud-Climbing Railroad (HM146J)

Location: Cloudcroft, NM 88317 Otero County
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N 32° 57.858', W 105° 44.869'

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In order to provide timber for the construction of his El Paso & Northeastern Railroad north of Alamagordo, Charles B. Eddy in 1898 built a spur into the Sacramento Mountains. The line operated as far as Cloudcroft until 1947. The Cloudcroft Trestle is all that remains.
HM NumberHM146J
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 9:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 430113 N 3647577
Decimal Degrees32.96430000, -105.74781667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 57.858', W 105° 44.869'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 57' 51.48" N, 105° 44' 52.14" W
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Area Code(s)505
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 176 Osha Trail Rd, Cloudcroft NM 88317, US
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