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June 19th- Two Extra Board Trains

posted Jun 21, 2014, 1:28 PM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated Jun 21, 2014, 3:06 PM ]
Tonight we will take a look at two Extra Board Trains- Train 455 and Train 55.


Jim Willis (above, left) will run Train 55 and Marvin Bennett, Jr. (above, right) will run Train 455.

Lets begin with Northbound Train 455...


Here we see Northbound Train 455 with two GP-38s on the head end,
moving through Alexandria Yard (above) and getting ready to leave.


Northbound Train 455 is seen on the passing track (above, back) in
Jeauxville,while a Southbound Manifest is on the mainline (above, front).


Having left Jeauxville, Northbound Train 455 is seen passing through the woods (above.)


Crosssing the Bascule bridge, Northbound
Train 455 (above) isheaded towards Sherwood.



Northbound Train 455 is seen at South Sherwood (above).


Northbound Train 455 is seen on the mainline in Sherwood (above, rear),
while a Missouri Southern local switcher works in Dutchman Falls (above, front).


Northbound Train 455 (above) is leaving Sherwood.


Crossing Ferne Bridge, Northbound Train 455 (above),
is seen headed to North Park.


In North Park Northbound Train 455 (above, front)
passes a local switcher (above, back).




Northbound Train 455  (above) is seen on the
Mary Ann Bridge leaving Pinecrest.



At Fort Barrow Northbound Train 455(above, back)
is meeting a Southbound Freight (above, front).



Traffic is heavy tonight as Northbound Train 455 (above, back)
meets another Southbound Manifest Freight (above, front) at Maryville.


Northbound Train 455  is seen leaving Maryville (above).


Having left Maryville, Northbound Train 455 (above) is seen
running by Dorcheat Bayou near the station at Eastman.


Nearing Crews Siding, Northbound Train 455 (above) runs
by Skipper's Place on the E-Branch.





Northbound Train 455 (above) is about to cross Dorcheat Bayou.


With Dorcheat Bayou in the background, Northbound Train 455 (above)
crosses a parish road under construction.


Northbound Train 455 (above) is passing through Crew's Siding.


Northbound Train 455 (above) passes under Black Bridge.


Northbound Train 455  (above) is seen passing RCX.



Northbound Train 455 (above) passes the
farm in Robert's Crossing.


About to enter Sue City, Northbound Train 455 (above)
is reflected in the lake near Crawley's Ridge.


Northbound Train 455 (above, front) is on the west mainline  while
a Southbound Manifest (above, back) enters Sue City on the east mainline.


Here we see Northbound Train 455 (above)leaving Sue City.


Northbound Train 455 (above)  is seen passing through
the woods
between Sue City and Robinson.


Northbound Train 455 (above) is seen just north of Robinson.


Northbound Train 455 (above)  is seen passing through Robinson.


Northbound Train 455 (above) is seen passing under
state highway LA1  on the south end of Brandon.


Northbound Train 455 (above) is seen crossing a state highway
between Brandon and North Morgan.


Northbound Train 455 (above) is running through Morgan.


Passing under  the Interstate 20 highway,
Northbound Train 455 (above) enters Union Street Yard.


Northbound Train 455 (above) is seen cutting
the motive power from the train in BUSY Yard.


The motive power from Northbound Train 455 (above)
is headed for the engine facility at Ginnings Yard.



The motive power from Northbound Train 455 (above) has just
passed Ashby Jct. on their way to Ginnings Yard.


Now lets join Extra Board Train 55.


Northbound Train 55 (above) is ready to leave Crew Change
with three leased Union Pacific locomotives in the lead.


Northbound Train 55 (above) isseen entering Jeauxville.


Here we see Northbound Train 55 (above)
with a Proceed Indication at Pinecrest.


Later, we see Northbound Train 55 (above) about
to cross Mary Ann Bridge north of Pinecrest.


Northbound Train 55 (above) is seen crossing the road
construction just south of Crews Siding.


Northbound Train 55 (above, left) is on the east mainline at Sue City

meeting a southbound Train (above, right) which is on the west mainline.


Northbound Train 55 (above) is seen passing through
the woods between Robinson and Brandon.



Northbound Train 55 (above) is seen under
the highway bridge in BUSY Yard.



The locomotives from Northbound Train 55 (above) are seen
being refueled at the Diesel Facility in Ginnings Yard.


Looking northward at the Diesel Facility in Ginnings Yard.

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