Missabe Road

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The layout is designed to give a real sense of railroading on the Missabe in the 1950s by following the principles of the real DM&IR Railway as it operated in the 1950s.

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Superintendent Milt Spanton
Division or Location: DM&IR Missabe Division
Interchange Railroads: Great Northern and Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific
Size of Railroad: 60 x 24 - ~~1600 sq. ft.
Scale: HO
Era: Mid 1950s
Control System: Digitrax with 100% radio throttles
Scale Clock Speed: N/A
Length of Session: 3 hours
Number of Crew: 10
Train Control: Verbal
Are Radios Required: No
Listed Jobs: Dock Switch, Hill Ore, Proctor Yard Switch, Ore Extras, Mine locals, Cross Range, Hibbing and Virginia locals (freight), Passenger runs.
Accessibility: Stairs
Distance from hotel: 36 miles
Estimated travel time from hotel: 39 minutes
Web Site: {None...yet}
Pets: 2 cats

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