Sierra Railroad

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SRR LogoThis large, multi-level, full basement layout is a point-to-point branch line railroad set in the California "Mother Lode Country" in the early 1950s. It connects the Hetch Hetchy, West Side Logging Company, and Pickering Lumber Company railroads with the Southern Pacific and Santa Fe. Serves the local industries from the valley to the mountains. 500 feet of mainline (and a branch line). Dispatcher issues train orders. Car card and way bill system used with EasyDCC. See RailModel Journal magazine, June and July 1999.

Superintendent Ed Petry
Division or Location: Oakdale, California to Tuolumne, California
Interchange Railroads: Southern Pacific; Santa Fe; Hetch Hetchy; West Side Logging Company; Pickering Lumber Company
Size of Railroad: 1,700 sq ft, two+ levels
Scale: HO/HOn3
Era: 1950s
Control System: EasyDCC
Scale Clock Speed: 3:1
Length of Session: 3.5 hours
Number of Crew: 10
Train Control: Verbal Authority
Are Radios Required: No
Listed Jobs: Dispatcher, three yardmasters, one industrial switcher, train crews
Accessibility: Stairs, 56" duckunder
Distance from hotel: 26 miles
Estimated travel time from hotel: 31 minutes
Web Site: {None...yet}
Pets: None

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