But despite the crazy/great schedule, I can't skip over reporting on one of my ops sessions - since getting folks together to bring the railroad to life is one of the main reasons I'm doing this project!
So, without further ado, here's a little slideshow of the evening. . .
|BillS held down the Saybrook Tower/Dispatcher's role again this time. I think he actually likes it!|
|Having finished operating PDX-1, BobM is helping out in staging as RickB starts out on PDX-2 from New London/East End Staging while ChrisZ (conductor on PDX-2) looks on back in Saybrook.|
|Randy took care of East End Staging again - and it looks like Rick is having a good time. But the session is just starting...|
|ChrisZ reviews the paperwork for PDX-2 as it switches Old Saybrook|
|JamesM held down the duties at West End Staging, only having enough time to raise a hand to wave. No smile this time - too much concentration!|
|GregL and BobV working the Airline Local in Mill Hollow|
|PDX-2 heads up the Valley Line on the east leg of the wye in Saybrook|
|Cool view looking "north" into Essex|
|TIME WARP! BobV brought is battery-powered(!) ("dead rail") GP-9 to use on the Airline Local. Yeah - it's almost 10 yrs too new for my era, but at least it's New Haven. And looks and runs great!|
But, like the reason for this report being late, my lack of sessions is due mostly to being out and about doing other RR stuff I haven't been able to do before. And if there's one good reason to put off an ops session or two, I figure that's it!