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April 7th- Car Check Time

posted Apr 9, 2011, 2:37 PM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated Apr 9, 2011, 3:24 PM ]
Once again it was time to do a little car checking. Jason Busey (below) is finishing up his last train before starting car checking at North Park.


Paul Harwell (below) is finishing up his car spotting on the E-Branch.


Danny Garland (below) is using his WiThrottle on his iTouch at Sue City before starting the car check procedures.


Jim Willis (below) is finishing his work at South Alex before starting car checking.


Mose Crews (below) finishes up his last spotting of cars in Shreveport.


Rodney Dixon (below) is at Robinson, running his last train before the car check.


Charlie DeVillbiss (below) completes his final train at North Park befor strating the car check.


Ron Brannon (below) has just finished his train in the I-49 West yard in Blanchard.


Our gusts for the eveing include Joe Hedl (below, left) for Jefferson Rexas and John Hodge (below, right) from Longview, Texas.




Lionel Brangham (above) was the Assistant Dispatcher for the evening and Richard Kamm (below) was the Dispatcher.



WHILE THE SUE LINE CREW CHECK THE OVER 900 CARS, LETS TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE RAILROAD.



Above is the freight depot at Leming.


Above we see Willis Lumbar Company in Leming.


The Leming "Natural" Gas Company (above) in Leming is open 24 hours a day.


Goode Gas-A-Hol (above, foreground) and Kamm Kemical Kompany (above, background) in Eastman.


The Earle Elevator Company (above) is also located in Eastman.


Bob's Produce and Farmers Marked (above) is in Eagleton.


The local switcher - The MOp- Maryville Operator
 (above) is seen by the station in Maryville.


The Lake Hamilton switcher- #9 (avove) is seen in the wood chip yard at the Lake Hamilton Paper Company in Lake Hamilton.


 Everything seem quiet at the O.L. Slick Oil Company (above) in Sue City.


All is also quiet at The Wilson Meat Packing Company (above) also in Sue City.


The photos this evening were supplied by Lionel Brangham, who also supplied some of the treats for after the car check. Many thanks Lionel.

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