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Appendix 5

Route details Puerto Deseado to Colonia Las Heras

 

Distance from Pto. Deseado in km. - original surveys, until 1912

Distance from Pto. Deseado in km. - as completed, 1912 and onwards

Stations

Altitude

Facilities and Points of interest
'Estación ' = station; 'Embarcadero' implies a station with fewer facilities; 'Apeadero' = halt. Equipped for: P = passengers & luggage; E = parcels; C = goods; T = telegraph; H = livestock.

-1.46

End of the line, at the port

-0.08

0

Puerto Deseado

13.5m

Estación P. E. C. T. H. (1958)
Town, population 4,000 in 1957
Frigoríficos
Muelle, 50m long.
70 ton wagon weighbridge
Warehouse 118m² for general cargo, and 935m² for perishables
Loco shed for 9 locos
Railcar/carriage shed for 6 coaches
Metal and woodworking workshops
Oil tank
Water tank 69 m³., or 160 m³ in 1957.
Coal store 382 tonnes
Turntable, diam. 18.36m.
Corral 780m².
1 side loading ramp.
Loop 454m.
Sidings 5503m. in 1957.
Private siding for CAP frigorífico, "Habilitado únicamente para el recibo y despacho de cargas por vagón completo únicamente." (1958);
Private siding for SA Importadora y Exportadora de la Patagonia, "Habilitado únicamente para el recibo y despacho de cargas por vagón completo." (1958)
Private siding for Cia. Arg. del Sud, "Habilitado únicamente para el recibo y despacho de cargas por vagón completo únicamente." (1958);
Private siding for Dirección Genl. Ingenieros del Ejercito, "Habilitado únicamente para el recibo y despacho de cargas por vagón completo." (1958)
Private siding for Dirección General de Aviación Naval. "Habilitado únicamente para el recibo y despacho de cargas por vagón completo." (1958)
Total sidings 5,579m, or 6, 314m.
Junction with lines belonging to the Administración General de Puertos

5

Bridge, 7m. long

7,8

Kilómetro 8,

Apeadero P. “Habilitado únicamente para subir y bajar pasajeros. El equipaje que no sea bulto de mano, deberá ser cargado o descargado, según el caso, per el interesado directamenta en el furgón.”(1958)
From the coast to this point locos were only permitted to haul 250 tonnes, so up trains would be combined here.
Desvío particular 1957.

15,1

Kilómetro 15
(T. Aux.)

Not in 1957 appendix or1958 list of stations

20.500
20.200

21,1
21.077

Tellier (also known amongst railwaymen as Km 20, originally was to be named 'Duyon')

108.95m.

Constructed as a class 3 station
Estación P. E. C. T. H. “Recibe y despacha hacienda con previo arreglo únicamente.” (1958)
Piggott type water tank 94m³., or 49m³ in 1957.
1 side loading ramp.
Loop 638m.
Water table 12.10 metres down.
Water pump 7 m³ per hour in 1957.
House for trackman

41,2
41.190

Pampa Alta (also known amongst railwaymen as Km 40, originally was to be named 'Ing. Giovacchini')

123,06m.

Constructed as a class 3 station
Embarcadero P. “Habilitado únicamente para subir y bajar pasajeros. El equipaje que no sea bulto de mano, deberá ser cargado o descargado, según el caso, per el interesado directamenta en el furgón.” (1958 1st supplement) C. "Se emita guía, con indicación del embarcadero, a o de la estación más allá. Habilitado únicamente para el recibo de cargas con flete pagado en procedencia y para el despacho de cargas con flete a pagar en destino. Recibe y despacha cargas por vagón completo únicamente." (1958)
Desvío publico 1957.
Loop 613m.
Piggott type water tank 32m³.
Water table 9,15 metres down.
Water pump 3 m³ per hour in 1957.
House for trackman

59.98

61,2
61.165

Antonio de Biedma (also known amongst railwaymen as Km 60, originally was to be named 'Pengüin')

138,86m.

Constructed as a class 2 station
Estación P. E. C. T. H. “Recibe y despacha hacienda con previo arreglo únicamente.” (1958)
Loop 653m. or 553m in 1957.
Sidings 666m. None listed in 1957.
Piggott type water tank 49m³.
1 side loading ramp.
Corral 791m² in 1957.
Water table 16,80 metres down.
Water pump 6 m³ per hour in 1957.
House for trackman

80,9
80.884

Cerro Blanco (also known amongst railwaymen as Km 80)

156,00m.

Constructed as a class 3 station
Embarcadero P. C. H. "Se emita guía a o de la estación más allá. Habilitado para el recibo de cargas con flete pagado en procedencia y para el despacho de cargas con flete a pagar en destino únicamente. Recibe y despacha hacienda con previo arreglo únicamente." (1958)
Desvío publico 1957.
Lop 623m in 1957.
Water tank 20m³.
Loop 623m.
Corral 577m²
1 side loading ramp.
Water table 20,00 metres down.
Water pump 2 m³ per hour in 1957.

81,410

Bridge 10m. long.

94.250
94.000

95,2
95.181

Rámon Lista (also known amongst railwaymen as Km 100, originally was to be named 'Mazaredo' after nearby settlement)

163,02m.

Constructed as a class 1 station
Embarcadero P. E. C. "Se emita guía, con indicación del embarcadero, a o de la estación más allá. Habilitado únicamente para el recibo de cargas únicamente por vagón completo y con flete pagado en procedencia y para el despacho también por vagón completo con flete a pagar en destino." (1958) (Facility for E. removed in 1958 1st supplement.)
Desvío publico 1957.
Loop 813m.
Sidings 733m. None listed in 1957.
Piggott type water tank 16m³.
1 side loading ramp..
Water table 14,20 metres down.
Water pump 2 m³ per hour in 1957.
House for trackman

121,3
121.181

Jaramillo

189,50m.

Constructed as a class 3 station
Estación P. E. C. T. H. (1958)
Desvío publico 1957.
Loop 613m. or 570m in 1957.
Sidings 630m. or 125m in 1957.
Piggott type water tank 49m³. 32 m³ originally.
Corral 577m²
1 side loading ramp.
Water table 18,40 metres down.
Water pump 3 m³ per hour in 1957.
House for trackman

131

Kilómetro 131 (Desvio)

Siding 153m., or 138m in 1958.
In 1957 appendix but not in 1958 list of stations

142,1
142.130

Fitz Roy (Originally was to be named 'El Molle' after nearby estancia)

234,24m.

Constructed as a class 3 station
Estación P. E. C. T. H. (1958)
Loop 623/627m.
Piggott type water tank 16m³.
Corral 577m²
1 side loading ramp.
Water table 12.60 metres down.
Water pump 0.5 m³ per hour in 1957.

162,5
162.528

Tehuelches (Originally was to be named 'La Tehuelcha')

255,60m.

Constructed as a class 2 station
Estación P. E. C. T. H. (1958)
Loop 721m.
Sidings 636m., but not listed in 1957.
Piggott type water tank 45m³.
Corral 577m²
1 side loading ramp.
Water table 26,00 metres down.
Water pump 2 m³ per hour in 1957.
House for trackman

182,6
182.628

Minerales

270,77m.

Constructed as a class 3 station
Embarcadero P. “Habilitado únicamente para subir y bajar pasajeros. El equipaje que no sea bulto de mano, deberá ser cargado o descargado, según el caso, per el interesado directamenta en el furgón.” C. "Se emita guía, con indicación del embarcadero, a o de la estación más allá. Recibe cargas con flete pagado en procedencia y despacha cargas con flete a pagar el destino.(1958)
Desvío publico in 1957.
Loop 591m.
Water tank 32m³.
Water table 11,55 metres down.
Water pump 6 m³ per hour in 1957

202,0
202.028

Pico Truncado

284,50m.

Constructed as a class1 station
Estación P. E. C. T. H. (1958)
Loop 792m. or 702m in 1957.
Sidings 1437m., or 1125m in 1957.
Parcus type water tank 45m³.
Warehouse 118m²
Turntable, diam. 18.36m.

Corral 700m², but up to 1140m² in 1957.
1 side loading ramp.
Water table 12.00 metres down.
Water pump 6 m³ per hour in 1957
House for trackman

220.800
222.775

224,4
224.404

Koluel Kayke

304,39m.

Constructed as a class 3 station
Estación P. E. C. T. H. (1958)
Loop 673m.
Piggott type water tank 45m³.
Corral 577m²
1 side loading ramp.
Water table 12.75 metres down., but 17m in 1957.
Water pump 3 m³ per hour in 1957

242

Original intention was to build a station here?

251,1
251.128

Piedra Clavada

328,11m.

Estación P. E. C. T. H. (1958)
Loop 721m.
Siding 90m.
Parcus type water tank 45m³.
Corral 577m²
Water table 9,50 metres down.
Water pump 3 m³ per hour in 1957
House for trackman

266.500

Original intention to build a station here was cancelled in favour of one at Km 275

275.000

Updated proposal was to build a station here once the trackwork progressed further.

281.350

283,0
 

Colonia Las Heras (originally was to have been named 'Wenceslao')

1,082ft./
330,14m.

This station was also to have been eliminated once the track had progressed further, with that to be built at Km. 275.000 serving this area.
Estación P. E. C. T. H. (1958)
Town, population in 1957 was 1,500
Warehouses, for general cargo 326m² (237m² in 1957), for perishables 118m², and 166m² private (not listed in 1957).
Loop 715m., but 627m in 1957.
Private siding for SA Importadora y Exportadora de la Patagonia, "Habilitado únicamente para el recibo y despacho de cargas por vagón completo." (1958)
Total sidings 2,260m., or 1861m., or 1525m in 1957.
Parcus type water tank 45m³.
Oil tank 60m³ in 1957.
Triangle.
Loco shed for 4 locos.
Corral 700m²
1 side loading ramp.
Water table 4,95 metres down.
Water pump 3 m³ per hour in 1957

302.900

Site of intended station.

322.500

The furthest extent of the route for which approval had been granted. A turntable was to have been located here.

 

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Appendices

1 Text of law 5559

2 Chronology of Patagonian railway proposals

3 Bariloche line route itinerary

4 Com. Rivadavia route itinerary

5 Pto. Deseado route itinerary

6 Bariloche line loco list

7 Com. Rivadavia line loco list

8 Pto. Deseado line loco list

9 FCE wagon diagrams

10 Map of Com. Rivadavia

11 Pto. Deseado lines plans

12 Examples of tickets

13 FCP 1957 report 1

14 FCP 1957 report 2

15 FCP working timetable instructions 1960

16 Report on construction 1912 A

17 Report on construction 1912 B

18 Two reports from 1912

19 Telegram about labourers •

20 Account of a journey

21 President Alcorta address

22 Purchase of rails decree

23 Purchase of wagons decree

 

 

 

 

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