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December 26th- Rain, Rain Go a Way......

posted Dec 31, 2013, 3:09 PM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated Dec 31, 2013, 3:59 PM ]
Two weeks ago the weekend after the session we had 150 gallons of water in our den. One week ago the weekend after the session we had 75 gallons pf water in out den. This weekend we had 50 gallons of water in out den.

Engine Spotting...

Pinecrest can be a place for lots of train watching. Here we see a BNSF unit switching cars out.

Later on, we see a Sue Line Unit working Pinecrest.

Several locomotives are spotted in the Diesel Facility in Riverfront Yard.

A pair of KCS SD50's are spotted in NoLaCRA Yard.

A pair of Dorcheat & Lake Bistineau (D&LB) units are spotted in Riverfront Yard.

A pair of Sue Line GP40's and a triple set of NoLaCRA GP9s
sit side by side at the fueling rack in Ginnings Yard.

The Diesel Facility at Ginnings Yard
appears to have a wealth of engines ready to roll.

Two Sue Line Northbound Trains appear ready to leave Crew Change.

Shots Along the Track...

Allen Oil Company - yes, it was built by the late railroad legendary John Allen.

The Great Tressell built by Mose Crews and
The Steamboat built by Ji Willis.

The Camp on the Island- built and maintained by David Colvin.

The buildings of Stonewall and Spencer Junction.

Victoria Station in Shreveport.

A demolition crew hard at work in Shreveport.

Up on the roof in downtown Shreveport.

Downtown Brandon on a windy day.

A workman is busy in Brandon.

Another worker in Brandon.

Cook's Scrap, built by the late Lew Cook, in Brandon.

Visitors for the last session of 2013....

Paul Shattuck, above, (of the Shattuck and Harwell Intermodal Transfer Company
in the town of Shattuck)
was back from Kansas or elsewhere and noticed the new drapes.

Back from College in Monroe, Louisiana,
Todd Tessier (above) appears bored.

Also returning was Kyle Moody (above).

Three Generations on the SUE LINE...

One of the original members of the Sue Line Group is Mose Crews (above, right), an early member of the group was his son Skipper Crews (above,left checked shirt). They were joined by Skipper's two sons- Ben Crews (above, light shirt) and Jonah Crews (above, left, black shirt).

This brings to an end 2013.....
Joint us next week as we start 2014.!