The Willmar Division has a central classification yard and a branch line that provides interesting and challenging switching operations, along with mainline running. Three-track return loop staging at each end provides a wide variety of train operations. Observers are very welcome. Snacks / drinks are provided.
Downstairs, no handicap access
Division or Location:
Willmar Division Great Northern Railway
Mainline with freight, passenger, and work train traffic.
Size of Railroad:
22' x 15'; walk in, double return loop; 300 cars
Track: 90%; Scenery: 75%; Electrical: 90%
Number of Crew:
3 - 6
Length of Session:
3 - 4 hours with break
Scale Clock Speed:
Car cards / Waybills
Engineer, conductor, yardmaster