Operations at the Western Union, 19 January 2013.

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Operations at the Western Union, 19 January 2013.

Post by BrianMoore » Sat Jan 19, 2013 10:33 pm

We had a very successful meet at Hilltop today, with particular thanks to Peter Lloyd-Jones for all his hard work in organising the operations side of things. Here's PL-J at the DS desk, with printer to issue train orders and switching lists:
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Western Union Chief Dispatcher Peter Lloyd-Jones by bxmoore, on Flickr
I was engineer on Train #21, an EB peddlar freight that travelled from Lloyd Yard to 11th Avenue. Here's my Conductor, Martyn Ward, uncoupling a car on the Jonesville Team Track:
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Conductor Read by bxmoore, on Flickr
Train #21 holding the main at Golden:
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Train #21, Eastbound local on the main at Golden by bxmoore, on Flickr
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Re: Operations at the Western Union, 19 January 2013.

Post by BrianMoore » Sat Jan 19, 2013 10:43 pm

Yardmaster Koos Fockens reads from a printed switch list, and makes up the next EB train using BN SD9 6110:
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Lloyd Yard Yardmaster Koos Fockens - January 2013 by bxmoore, on Flickr
Mike Ruby is about to sort out the cars from the just-arrived Train #21. Martyn Read, having signed the train off, indulges in some railfanning:
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Yardmaster Ruby at 11th Avenue by bxmoore, on Flickr
Paul Tucker, in charge of the switcher at Golden:
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Switcher at Golden - Paul Tucker by bxmoore, on Flickr
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Re: Operations at the Western Union, 19 January 2013.

Post by torikoos » Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:58 am

Here a few more pictures I took in between yard master duties.

Mike Ruby filming and Brian Moore operating at Rocklin (formerly Laira) , build by Pete Saunders.
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NMRA BR Western Union by K2K Koos, on Flickr

Martyn Read and Pete Saunders at 11th Avenue

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NMRA BR Western Union by K2K Koos, on Flickr

Overview of the set up.
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NMRA BR Western Union by K2K Koos, on Flickr
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Re: Operations at the Western Union, 19 January 2013.

Post by warbonnetuk » Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:34 pm

Great looking set up guys!

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Re: Operations at the Western Union, 19 January 2013.

Post by Gloriousnse » Fri Jan 25, 2013 4:14 pm

Thanks for being such great hosts and letting me come and play trains! Had a great time. :)
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Re: Operations at the Western Union, 19 January 2013.

Post by BrianMoore » Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:13 pm



Here's a YouTube video of the met of 19 January, from Mike Ruby.
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