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May 1st- A ride with Charlie DeVillbiss

posted May 4, 2014, 9:09 AM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated May 4, 2014, 10:54 AM ]
It was another good night for the Sue Line Crew. Tonight we will take a ride with Charlie DeVillbiss (below) as he makes a southbound run.



Our trip begins in Dutchman Falls. Train 86 (above), a southbound freight is seen passing the EMGE Grain.


Train 86 (above) is seen on the basqule bridge
between Sherwood and Jeauxville.


Train 86 (above) as seen from above crossing
the basquel bridge onto the island
between Sherwood and Jeauxville.


Train 86 (above) is on the long tressel bridge
just north of Jeauxville.


Another view of Train 86 (above) on the long tressel bridge
just north of Jeauxville.



Train 86 (above) just entering the south OS at Jeauxville.


Train 86 (above) at Richardson, will soon pass a northbound train.


Train 86 (above) is about to enter NoLaCRA Yard.


Train 86 (above) coming to a stop in NoLaCRA Yard.


A LOOK AT SOME OF THE SUE LINE RAILROAD.

GINNINGS YARD in SHREVEPORT TERMINAL:

Looking North from the south end of
Ginnings Yard.

RIVERFRONT YARD in SHREVEPORT TERMINAL:


A pair of Dorcheat and Lake Bistineau switchers
are seen at the north end of Riverfront Yard.


Looking south from the north end of Riverfront Yard.

ASHBY JUNCTION in SHREVEPORT TERMINAL:


A string of covered hoppers are at Caddo Grain
in Ashby Junction.

UNION STREET YARD in SHREVEPORT TERMINAL:


KEITHVILLE:


The entrance to Keithville (above) is just behind the
gray building and goes over the viaduct.


Gutierrez Yard in Keithville (above).


The south end of Keithville (above)
with the Coors Plant (above, left)
and the Cold Storage (above, right).


The mid portion of Keithville (above, front) with
Pap's Plumbing (above, gray tank) and
Morgan (above, rear) with Morgan Irrigation.

BRANDON:


A view of the north end of Brandon.

ROBINSON:


The north end of Robinson showing Robinson Oil.

SHATTUCK:


The Shattuck- Harwell Intermodal Transfer
in Shattuck.

SUE CITY:


Ellison Freight (above, front) and
Sue City Co-Op
(above, rear) in Sue City.


The O. L. Slick oil company in Sue City.


The L. J. Sardenga Fish Company in Sue City.

LEMING:


The freight station at the north end of Leming.


Willis Lumber Company in Leming.

CREWS SIDING:


Louisiana Sand (above, rear) and
the Crews Butane Company (above, front)
in Crews Siding.

MARYVILLE:


A train is made up and awaiting motive power
at the old depot in Maryville.

THE  E-BRANCH:


The East end of Eastman on the E-branch with
Goode-Gas-A Hol (above, front two spurs) and
Kamm Kemical Kompany (above, back two spurs).


Murphree Oil Company in Eastman on the E-Branch.

LAKE HAMILTON:


A local switcher is noted in Lake Hamilton.

GREAT BRIDGE:


A drain pipe emptying into the River at Great Bridge.

PINECREST:


The Ginnings Gas Company in Pinecrest.

NORTH PARK:


DeVillbiss Rail Company in the north end of North Park.



The north end of North Park at
Mason Arizona Chemical.


A local switcher is busy in North Park.

DUTCHMAN FALLS:



EMGE Grain in Dutchman Falls.

JEAUXVILLE:


The Car Ferry at the  north end of Jeauxville.


A shot of the Car Ferry from above in Jeauxville.

CAR CHANGE:


 Two southbound trains await at  Car Change.


Another view of the two trains at Car Change.

THE HIGHWAYS:


A state Highway at south end of Brandon.


Another state highway at the south end of Sue City.


Interstate 20 Interchange, just south of Shreveport.


State highway over Ginnings Yard.

A Great Big THANK YOU to Marvin Bennett, Jr. for the photos of this session.


SOMETHING NEW IS COMPING TO THE SUE LINE---
WATCH FOR IT NEXT WEEK.

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