The Burlington Southern was formed when the BN was. Recognizing the need for a railroad to serve local industries from Portland, Oregon, to Dunsmuir, California, the BN and SP formed a holding company to join the two cities in 1971. The Wishram bridge over the Columbia River is also modeled.
Downstairs, no handicap access.
Division or Location:
Freelanced based on BN/SP.
Size of Railroad:
30 x 60 feet, around the walls, multi-decked
1971 to 1973
Track: 100%; Scenery: 20%; Electrical: 100%
Number of Crew:
Minimum: 8; Maximum: 20.
Length of Session:
5+ hours with break.
Scale Clock Speed:
Total number of jobs: 20. 2 dispatchers; 2 yardmasters and 2 assistants; 1 hostler; I industrial park operator; 6 2-person crews.