Invite for San Diego & Arizona Eastern Operating Session
John M. Fiscella
The 2nd Sunday Run Group of the San Diego Model Railroad Association in
Balboa Park will be holding an operating session on a 2nd Sunday yet to
be determined, 10am to 6pm, which might spill over to the following
Monday. You are invited to participate. Please RSVP on this list.
The run session will be timetable and track warrant with dispatching
and in real time.
Strict SD&AE operating rules and procedures for c1945 will be in
effect. Trains and equipment used will be prototypical for the 1945 era
to the maximum extent possible, at least for 1st sections. 2nd sections
may be added with other equipment. Invitees may bring equipment if
desired, such as steam engines, SP F3 or F7's, heavyweight 12s-1dr or
tourist sleeping cars, 40 foot reefers and other c1945 era freight
cars. An SP fire train and MofW would also be welcomed. Cabooses will
All contributed rolling stock must have car cards filled out. A
template for car car cards is attached and also in /files/. The car
cards should be yellow for freight cars and green for passenger service
Also attached and in /files/ is a pocket Operating Guide, which can be
printed and folded, as well as public and employee timetables.