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April 14th- Steam train time!

posted Apr 15, 2011, 12:43 PM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated Apr 15, 2011, 1:45 PM ]
What a special night. Steam was here, steam was there, steam was everywhere.

Charlie DeVillbiss (above) left the Shreveport Public Belt and took over the Shreveport Yard duties this evening.

Jim Willis (above) left Alex Yard and ran the Shreveport Public Belt from Keithville.

The hard working Mose Crews (above) started out at Sue City, Moved to Alex Yard and still had time to drop by the Dispatcher's Office to offer some helpful suggestions.

Danny Garland (above) used his Itouch to operate Maryville and Lake Hamilton.

Rob Robbins (above) moved trains on the mainline.

Jason Busey (above) shows something new, the Iphone with WiiThrottle and something old, the steam locomotive. Jason is leaving Alexandria to head north to Shreveport (above,left) and passing behind Keithville headed to Blanchard (above, right).

Ron Brannon (above) is busy at North Park (above, left) while a Steam Locomotive passes through the yard (above, right) behind Ron.

Not all was steam. Here Paul Harwell (above) appears quite happy running a train with, of all things, diesel locomotives. Paul is busy in Leming (above, left) and in Sue City (above, right).

Also running Big Steam is Ken Ellison (above) Ken is seen entering Pinecrest (above, left). It that the sun or a Sue Line operator in the foreground. Only Rob Robbins knows for sure. Ken is also seen in Jeauxville (above, right).

Lionel Brangham (above) appears to be enjoying his Pennsy Passenger train. Extra 3750 North is seen in Leming (above, left) and later in Jeauxville (above, right).

Taking a night off from operating, Charles Kneipp (above) is seen doing maintenance at South Blanchard (above, left) and North Blanchard (above, right)

The Assistant Dispatcher for the evening was Matt Tessier (above). Matt also provided the photos of the session, except for this one.

Once again, the group had tolerate the "grumpy" dispatcher Richard Kamm, but rumor has it that the "nice" dispatcher David Colvin will be back next week.