The WRRR is located in deep east Texas near Nacogdoches. It features 5,700 feet of bi-directional mainline, 11 towns with passing sidings, Bonita Industrial District and 3,500 feet of yard and siding track. The primary yard has 5 – 100’ double ended tracks and 2 run-around tracks to the loading area. Trinity Industrial has 3 – 50’ tracks. There are 47 industries on the railroad for “Operations”.
Grades approach 2.5% with a minimum radius of 50 feet. Safety chains are required, brakes recommended.
Loading/Unloading accomplished with 14’ transfer table with a maximum height of 6’ and a minimum of 19”.
RV – 4-30 amp and camper 3-20 amp receptacles. A Capture/Release signal system is used to control access to bidirectional track.
Windy Ridge is a Drug & Alcohol Free Railroad. Smoking is restricted in all enclosed areas unless you are a steam engine, then it’s OK.
The crew at WRRR has been working hard since the last meet to fine tune the railroad. Attoyac Yard now has a turning “Y”, and the signal system has been updated for dependability. WRRR has 11 towns, with at least 2 stub sidings that can be used to park “out of service” equipment. WRRR has a total of 20 Locomotive parking spots with power to recharge electric equipment. Trinity industries and Bonita Industrial Park provides parking for non-electric equipment.
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