GESO - Coyles in the USA - Heading West

John Coyle jcoyle at
Sun Aug 6 20:57:18 EDT 2017

Thanks Rick and Ann.
I might get around to working out the approximate locations, if only for my own benefit!
Larry's idea is the way I would go, but bear in mind I may have left the camera on Australian time -
can't remember right now, but I will check.  So the only reliable method is pinpointing a known
time, such as the stop at Raton, and work backwards and forwards from there.  We were pretty much on
schedule the whole time, I think.

John in Brisbane

-----Original Message-----
From: PDML [mailto:pdml-bounces at] On Behalf Of Larry Colen
Sent: Monday, 7 August 2017 7:24 AM
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Subject: Re: GESO - Coyles in the USA - Heading West

ann sanfedele wrote:
> That would help, but only for the places where the train stops - 
> amtrak rail map and satelite view in google?

You could look at the times, interpolate between the stops and get a rough idea as to location.  If
it's 200 miles between stops, four hours on the schedule, and the photo was taken about an hour
after leaving the station, then the photo was likely taken about 50 miles along the path.

> On 8/6/2017 4:34 PM, lrc at wrote:
>> On August 6, 2017 11:51:31 AM PDT, ann sanfedele <annsan at>
>> wrote:
>>> I know where some of thsoe are taken :-) The NY store is in Raton, 
>>> NM near the rail station - for instance.
>>> I've taken the train that the Coyles took - in 1956, and in 1983 get 
>>> out an amtrak rail map, that will help
>> Or the schedule and look at the time stamps.

Larry Colen  lrc at (postbox on min4est)

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