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Appendix 1

Itinerary of locations on Ancud-Castro route

Kms.

Stations

Altitude

Points of interest

-8.196/
8.400

Lechagua

Muelle for timber 52m long by 10m wide.

Gradient 'El Morro'

0

Ancud

6m.

Muelle,
station
warehouses,
engine shed,
carriage shed,
turntable,
sidings,
junction for Lechagua,
water tank.
Ancud means 'dry'

5

Pudeto

3

7.910
15.3

Pupelde
 

4.8m.

Pupelde means 'very barren'
Bridge over Rio Machara, 35m long.

18/17.2

4

San Antonio bridge 80m./35m. long.

18.930

Coquiao

11m.

Coquiao means 'crystal water'

Km. 25
 

28
31

Quichiltura
Km. 31
 

52

88

 


Bridge over río Puntra 40/45m. long.

36.210
or 41?

Puntra

18m. or 21m?

Water tank, windpump

Bridge over Rio Yesca? 40m long.


41.7
49


Km. 41.7
Desaguadero

Gentle climb to approx 75m. alt.


Then steeper drop to bridge over río Putalcura 40m. long. just before Butalcura

52.060 or 54.5

Butalcura

Approx. 30/33m.

Water tank, windpump
Putalcura means 'big stone or rock'







63



Km. 60 (or La Quebrada de Salto de Agua)

Quildica

 

111m.



115m.

Immediate steep gradient up onto Meseta Central at 100m or more
Km 60 houses (still so called)

67.530/
69.425

Mocopulli
(originally called Dalcahue after nearby town)

172m. or 115m.

Water tank
Mocopulli means 'unimportant soil'?

75.6

Piruquina
(originally called Chagneaus)

149m.

77.426

Pid Pid

83/84

Llau-Llau

32m

Crossing at Ten Ten.
Embankment across valley
Waterside stretch past 'palafitos' houses.

88.266 or 90

Castro

3m

Muelle,
warehouses,
engine shed,
carriage shed,
turntable,
sidings,
water tank.

The sources of distance and height data for this railway are often wildly contradictory. Reference 1: Los Ferrocarriles de Chile. 4th Edition 1916. Marín Vicuña, Santiago.

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The Chiloe Island 60cm gauge railway

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Along the route

Photo album

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The Capitan Pastene line

The Chillan to Las Termas line

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Appendices

1 Itinerary of route

2 Route map and profile

3 Analysis of Chilean 60cm gauge locos

4 Loco diagrams

5 Documents from prior to construction

6 Documents during construction

7 Documents from later years

8 Rolling stock purchase

9 Linares - Colbún map

10 Capitan Pastene map

11 Cap Pastene line extras

12 Chillán extra images

13 FC Militar map etc

14 FC Militar surviving relics

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