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February 13th- Another Ride with Jim Willis

posted Feb 25, 2014, 7:23 PM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated Feb 25, 2014, 7:43 PM ]
This week we will tag along with Jim Willis as he runs a south bound grain train.


A pair of Sue Line GP-40s are seen on the front of the south
bound grain train as it leaves Union Street Yard.


The south bound grain train passes through Brandon.


The south bound grain train passes through Brandon on the mainline.


The south bound grain train is just leaving Sue City.


The south bound grain train heads towards Crawley's Ridge.


The south bound grain train passes the farm in Robert's Crossing.


The south bound grain train is at RCX Jct.


The south bound grain train heads towards Leming.


The south bound grain train enters Leming.


The south bound grain train switches out cars
at James Grain in Leming.


The south bound grain train passes under
Black Bridge
on the way to Crews Siding.


The south bound grain train passes Crews Siding.


The south bound grain train stops on the main line in
Maryville to switch out cars.
The Maryville Operator (MopOp) is seen in the foreground.


The south bound grain train crosses Great Bridge.


The south bound grain train is on the siding in North Park.

SHOTS ALONG THE WAY---------


There appears to be plenty of business at Robinson as Train 70,
the north bound tank train passes through.


Two north bound trains are awaiting a signal at Crew Change.


Looking from Ginnings Yard, two units are seen in NoLaCRA Yard.


Cook Scrap Metal looks busy in Brandon.


A view of Sue City from the backside shows-
Grain Cars on the Interchange Track,
the Main line and the siding empty,and
hoppers on the station spur.


The electrical generator plant is on the ridge between
Robinson (foreground) and Sue City (background).


The uplink to a satellite is for station KAMM- 980.5 on your dial.


Thompson Steel and Wire in Keithville looks empty.


A single car is spotted at DOW Chemicals in Keithville.


The switcher for the Shreveport Public Belt is
on lease from Kansas City Southern (KCS).


What is it with steam? Will they just not die?
Here we see steam at EB Tower.

Once again a big THANK YOU goes to
Jim Willis for the photographs from this session.

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