Past Meetup Topics and Downloads

2020 Virtual Meetups

May 2, 2021 Meetup Report

Replay: https://youtu.be/uOc7Dnd3bCk

00:00 Jon Robinson - Operations on the Double Diamond RR

 

April 18, 2021 Meetup Report

Replay: https://youtu.be/ga7EEr1TPqQ

00:00 Al Daumann - Journey of First 808

You can download Al's presentation in PDF format here

 

March 21, 2021 Meetup Report

Replay: https://youtu.be/_5Tw0xYvoUM

00:00 Dan Howard - Coal Gasification Operations

 

March 7, 2021 Meetup Report

Replay: https://youtu.be/-gQPDV7j00A

00:00 Michael Artner - Virtual Timetable Operations

You can download Michael's presentation here. The “spy cam” being used for train cameras is available from Amazon

If you're interested in observing the operations, contact LAMRS at lamrsinfo@gmail.com or via their Facebook page

 

February 21, 2021 Meetup Report

Replay: https://youtu.be/zun9tKF9MwM

00:00 Scott Sabo - Using Tab-On-Car for Switching a Yard 
36:30 Doug Akromas' Erie Lackawanna layout design discussion 
 

February 7, 2021 Meetup Report

Replay: https://youtu.be/YXB0JoUs9Lc

00:00 - Dale Baker's Port of Catoosa Railroad
34:15 - Rail Detector Cars by Dennis Drury

In Dale's presentation, he discussed the homemade derail devices he created. Dale describes the devices:

These were made from small Evergreen I- beams and a square stock piece. The sides are beams I shaved the inner flange at the bottom and the outer at the top. The top piece I did not shave at all. Then I added the top square stock to allow me to drill a hole to hole the derails sign. If done correctly, they fit snugly on the code 100 rail.

Here are some images of the devices. 

 

 

January 24, 2021 Meetup Report

Replay: https://youtu.be/aQ_5bTEaWp0

00:00 Steve Sandifer - LCL Freight Operations

 

January 3, 2021 Meetup Report

Replay: https://youtu.be/HLy0pp2hFQA

00:00 Bruce Morden - Direct Traffic Control
29:29 Mat Thompson - Operations on the Swift Meat Packing Plant

Presentation downloads available: