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January 3rd- Sue Line New Years Super Session

posted Jan 5, 2016, 6:51 AM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated Jan 5, 2016, 8:19 AM ]
After two weeks of no sessions due to Christmas Eve and New Years Eve it was back to operation for the Sue Line Crew.



Here we see almost the entire Sue Line Crew. Starting with blue cap and going clockwise, Ken Ellison, Rob Robins, Craig Pearson, Mose Crews, David Colvin (foot only, signing book), Jason Busey, David Durham, Marvin Bennett, Jr, Richard Kamm, Jim Willis and Danny Garland. Not shown is Dillon Stokes who took the photograph. Sue Line Crew members who could not make the session were Charlie DeVillbiss and Charles Kneipp.

The Sue Line Crew was waiting for members of the Louisiana Arkansas and Western (LA&W), Upon their arrival the session began about 1:30 PM.

THE LOUISIANA ARKANSAS AND WESTERN (LA&W) CREW


LA&W owner Jim McClure is seen getting ready to take a train out of Ginnings Yard.


LA&W member Earnie Fegly hard at work.


LA&W member Dave Thomson with a train at Ashby Junction.

THE SUE LINE CREW


Riverfront Yard Master, Mose Crews.


Union Street Yard Master, Danny Garland, who is a member of both groups.


Ginnings Yard Master, Marvin Bennett, Jr.


North Park Local Switcher, Jim Willis.


Maryville Operator, Rob Robins.


Sue City Operator, Jason Busey who is also a member of both groups.


Ken Ellison work on a stuck switch in Dutchman Falls.


Dillon Stokes, who is also a member of both groups, on the mainline.


Craig Pearson, Shreveport Public Bent Operator (above, foreground, blue shirt) with
Jason Busey (above, mid-ground, taking photograph).


David Durham (above, GN shirt) with his daughter Abigale Durham
taking a train to Union Street Yard.


Dispatcher David Colvin who is also a member of both groups.

RANDOM PHOTOGRAPHS FROM SESSION


LA&W owner Jim McClure (above, left) with Sue City Operator (SCO) Jason Busey.


North Park Local Switcher, Jim Willis (above, cap) with LA&W owner Jim McClure (above, right).
In the background is Riverfront Yard Master, Mose Crews.


LA&W crew member Dave Thomson with coal train at RCX Junction.


Extra Board train with leased Con Rail power at Sherwood.


LA&W owner Jim McClure (above, left) with Ginnings Yard Master, 
Marvin Bennett, Jr. (above, right) during night portion of operating session.


Guiterriz Yard in Keithville.


Richard Kamm in the woods while running a train from Underworld.


Dispatcher David Colvin near the end of the session.

I want to thank the Sue Line Crew members who gave of 
their time and efforts to make this special session possible.
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