Discussion in 'Model Rail Operations' started by jon-monon, Feb 6, 2004.
Let's post 'em here!
lThe Ten Commandments of Model Railroad Yard Design
Yahoo, Ry-Ops Industrial SIG
This is the Yahoo Rail Ops group. Mostly working with Railroad operations and Industrial practices. Someone else here on The Gauge pointed me to this site. Who ever you are, THANKS!
Lots of info here.
The Operations SIG Focuses on Realistic Prototypical Operation
Scroll down to the Operations Primer.
Check out Model Railroad Operations on:
There is a LOT printed there!
DESIGNING LAYOUTS TO OPERATE
Info on OLD LINE GRAPHICS:
A rumor has persisted that this manufacturer of NEAT MRR Oper. printed Carcards, Waybills and other related items had sold out his business.
Having sent Don an e-mail message to check on this, he replied that he was still in full operation. Contact info:
Old Line Graphics
1604 Woodwell Road
Silver Spring, MD, 20906 (301)460-9193
There has been some past problem with e-mail contact from some servers, but if you write him or give him a call, he may be able to establish an e-mail link to your e-address.
There are a couple of us in here who belong to the yahoo ry ops ind sig.Great group of very knowledgable folks.Many are into operations far beyond what most folks would do,but,they sure know thier stuff!!
They also have a file section loaded with some fabulous tools including a car cards and waybills program for using your printer to print out these items rather than purchasing.
I printed mine out using thier program and using spray adhesive glued them to card stock for a heavier duty car card.worked great and cost very little to do over 200 car cards and over 200 waybills.
I do own a paper cutter and this was quite helpful to keep sizing consistant.
Gateway NMRA link
Here is a link to the Gatteway NMRA club's handy article library. They have a few articles under freight and operations:
Separate names with a comma.