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4-57.

A train reaches the foothills of the Sage Brush Mountains and begins its climb at an angle of $5^\circ$ with the horizontal. After it travels $1000$ yards along the track, how much elevation has it gained?

Draw a diagram of the situation. Your diagram should have a right triangle in it.

$\approx 87.2 \text{ yards}$