Over the course of hosting operating sessions, I have made a list of subjects to review with visitors upon their arrival. This orientation can take as long as half an hour, which is time that the more experienced operators in the group would rather be spending running trains. The Crew Call! page will provide visiting operators an opportunity to review the pre-op orientation beforehand. Hopefully, this will reduce the time required to get trains out on the line.
Piedmont & East Blue Ridge is a freelanced On30 model railroad. It
depicts an industrial shortline serving the soapstone
industry that once flourished in the Blue Ridge Mountain
foothills of Albemarle and Nelson Counties in Central
Virginia. The primary function of the railroad is to deliver
stone from the quarries to the mills where it is processed.
The railroad also hauls the finished products from those
mills to a transfer point with a standard gauge