Steve Van Meter
South West Pacific Railway, N
The railroad represents the Parts of the Southern Pacific Western Division and parts of the Western Pacific 1st Subdivision, from Oakland to Stockton in 1953.
The layout is built in a 600 sqft purpose basement. Construction is single level. Dispatching is by verbal authority
The layout is about 80% sceniced.
A typical session runs about 3.5 - 4 hours and uses 9 operators. Jobs include: Dispatcher, Yard Master, Road crews
NCE DCC with wireless throttles, all mainline engines have sound decoders, FRS Radios, Car Cards and Waybills. Uncoupling manual using pics.