| Rubber and Rawhide Railroad Construction Phase Official Definitions |
||All of the original Front Yard destinations, including Hercules Junction, Discobolos Station, Marcellus Station, Jupiter's Loop and Diver's Loop. This Phase was initially completed on 31 July 2008.
||The House Perimeter Route, including necessary rebuilds of the Diver's Loop area and the Front Porch Division. Tracklaying was completed on 2nd October 2008.
||The first section of the Northern zone of the Lot Circumnavigation Route completed, specifically the Serpentine, and approaches to and through the Frozen Frog Falls Bridge and its Eastern Approaches. Roadbed completed 31st October 2008, track opened for service 2nd November 2008.
||The remainder of the Lot Circumnavigation Route from its intersection with Phase I near the Leather Oaks Garage, through the East Garage Yards North to Neptune's Knoll and thence West to the Leather Oaks Pond. Track completed 17th December 2008. Yard collector switch installation completed 1st January 2009.
||The Western half of the Memorial Bell Tower Route, including the section of trackage linking Phase II (the House Perimeter Route) with Phase III-A. Roadbed completed 31st October 2008, track opened for service 2nd November 2008.
||The Eastern half of the Memorial Bell Tower Route, including the important Bridge of Lake Orin lane is currently in the early construction planning process. Completion estimated for early to mid February 2009.
|| The Sago Palm via Arab on Horseback Loop, connecting to both Phase II at the old Garden Path, and to Phase III-B at the Bronze Trio Interchange. Roadbed completed 23rd January 2009, tracklaying reaches cantilever bridgehead 26th January 2009.
||The infamous Beyond the Briars Route, from Bronze Trio Interchange to North Neptune Switch. Roadbed completed 21st January 2009. Tracklaying to be determined.
Well no one caught it, but our engineering department chief finally appoached Publicity, "Do you know what the Phases are"? he asked politely. Well of course, we do, Phase I was the original, Phase II was the House Perimeter, III the Lot Circumnavigation and IV the Serpentine, and . . . . "WRONG ! ! ! " the reply rang out! The table at left are the official, should we say, received (?) definitions for each construction phase of the Rubber & Rawhide Railroad. Make a note of it, we may all be tested later!