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January 3rd- Its a New Year and the Party Goes On and On.....

posted Jan 5, 2013, 4:20 PM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated Jan 6, 2013, 7:23 AM ]
Most people may have put away their party stuff, but NOT the Sue Line crew....

Thanks to Marvin Bennett, Jr. for the beautiful and tasty cake.

A New Year leads to a new Shreveport Yard Master, Rob Robbins (above)
can is setting up a train in I-49 West Yard in Blanchard.

Matt Tessier (above) , still home from college at ULM, is busy in Keithville
with his WiiThrottle as the Shreveport Public Belt operator.

Mose Crews (above) is busy as the Sue City Switcher and
Mose Crews also ran the Sue City to Maryville Turn.

Marvin Bennett, Jr. not only brings great cakes, but he also does
a great job on the E-Branch as the Maryville Operator (MOp).

David Colvin (above, file photo) took on
the duties of the Alexandria Yard Master.
David Colvin, who took the photos of this
session like  so many, myself included forgot
to get a shot of himself.

Danny Garland (above, also file photo)  was busy
as usual as a Regular Board Engineer.

Charlie DeVillbiss (above) was also busy on the Regular Board.
Here Charlie DeVilbiss is seen in Leming.

Paul Harwell (above) rounded out the Regular Train Board.
Here Paul Harwell is seen working his train in Dutchman Falls.

Charles Kneipp (above) was busy on the Extra Board.
Here Charles Kneipp is seen in Maryville.

Rodney Dixon (above, yet another file photo) rounded out
the Extra Board. Rodney Dixon is seen in I-49 West Yard in Blanchard.

Overseeing all the fun and producing his fair part of choas,
was Chief Dispatcher Richard Kamm.


Two cars await switching in Keithville.

A reefer of beer awaits switching at Howell's Whiskey in Brandon.

The baseball team is working out behind Trinity Grain in Sue City.

The other side of the silos at Trinity Grain in Sue City is empty.

A lone worker is seen on the loading dock at Shattuck.

Looking to the north in Sue City.

A look across town at the North OS in Sue City.

A south bound train is passing a block signal between Crew's Siding and Maryville.

The E-Branch Switcher (above, left) and a south bound mainline
train (above, right) await a signal at E-B Tower.

A number of cars are awaiting switching at Lake Hamilton Paper Company.

The local switcher is busy behind the built plant in Dutchman's Falls.

Looking across town at the north end of Jeauxville.

Cars on the transfer boat at Jeauxville.

Looking across the storage tracks in Alexandria Yard.