Model Railroad Historical Society

Prototypical Operations:

Prototypical operating session "proto ops" are done on both the HO standard gauge and narrow gauge layouts. Both use car cards and waybills for freight forwarding.

Proto ops sessions on the standard gauge layout are held on the first Friday evening of every month starting at 8:00pm with setup at 7:00pm. Be sure to check the CALENDAR page on this web site for current information. These sessions focus on moving freight using waybills in the car cards. Train movements use blue train cards and the occasional track warrant. Typically, proto ops sessions will have a trainmaster, dispatcher, three yardmasters, and six local and road engineers.

Most of the paperwork and associated files for these sessions can be found on this page. Training materials, presentations, and related information will be posted as it is developed.

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