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Embudo--the rest of the story

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The tiny village of Embudo about fifty miles north of Santa Fe was a location of a station on the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. Few know the true place Embudo has in the development and settlement of the arid west during the eighteen eighties. Embudo became known as the "Birthplace Of Systematic Stream Gaging." The attached is a synopsis of this and the demis of "The Chile Line."  Download and readd the article below.

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  • Comment Link Arthur Scott Thursday, 29 March 2012 22:01 posted by Arthur Scott

    For a view of the Chile (chili) line in action, click on Konopak's link below!

  • Comment Link John Konopak Thursday, 29 March 2012 20:52 posted by John Konopak

    Pete: Here's the link you requested...
    http://youtu.be/nsknxv_1GoM

  • Comment Link Kent G. Hansen Thursday, 29 March 2012 15:27 posted by Kent G. Hansen

    Thanks Art, I never knew about the history of the gaging stations. Very interesting and as they say just up the road from where I live.

  • Comment Link Arthur Scott Thursday, 29 March 2012 14:19 posted by Arthur Scott

    No quero Tejanos! ;>))

  • Comment Link David Stephenson Thursday, 29 March 2012 01:37 posted by David Stephenson

    Neat article, but a minor quibble. The 'Chili Line' is traditionally given the Texan spelling, presumably to honor the Texas, Santa Fe and Northern Railroad Company, which completed the line from Santa Fe to Espanola.

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