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February 9th- All Play and No Work...

posted Feb 12, 2012, 12:55 PM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated Feb 12, 2012, 1:53 PM ]
After two week of nothing but work, it was time for a session of running trains.




It seemed like old times as Danny Garland (above, left) took over the job of Shreveport Yard Master and JIm Willis (above, right return to the job of Alexandria Yard Master.




Charlie DeVillbiss (above, left) was back as the Sue City Operator, but a new team, John Whitehurst (above, right, grey shirt) and his son Russell (above, right, tan shirt), both from Longview, Texas,  took on the job of Maryville Operator (MOp).


Lionel Brangham (above) took on the job as the
Shreveport Public Belt operator in Keithville.


Rodney Dixon (above) is waiting for clearance while
running a north bound coal extra in Maryville.


Marvin Bennett (above is bringing a north bound
train on to the bridge at Stone Canyon.


Rob Robbins is back in Maryville,
but this time as the engineer of a south bound train.


Mose Crews (above) watches as his south bound train
crosses Mary Ann Bridge and is about to enter Pinecrest.


Ken Ellison (above) with his WiThrottle in hand
has a north bound train in Maryville.
Ken Ellison also provided the pictures for this weeks session.

SHOTS ALONG THE WAY.......


A rare shot of trains at the ready in Underworld.


A extremely rare shot, the entrance to Underworld.




Mini-scenes abound on the Sue Line.Here we see a truck
on a dirt road headed back to the highway at Robert's Crossing.


A workman awaits the spotting of a SPB boxcar before
unloading begins in Robert's Crossing.


The view from the cab of a north bound train
approaching the South OS in Sue City.



The L. J. Sardenga Boat and Dock area busy.
A workman (above, left) helps a truck to spot for loading while
a family (above, right) is watching as "their ship is coming in".



The cotton crop has just come in and is ready for loading at The Cummins Cotton Gin (above, left).
A work crew takes a break in the roof of R.O. Packing (above right) in  South Sue City.


A south bound local  train is seen  near the south OS as Sue City.


The forklift is busy in North Park.


A view of North Park headed north bound from Stone Canyon bridge.


A north bound train  crossing Stone Canyon on Ferne Bridge.

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