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May 26th- Another Session

posted May 29, 2011, 2:08 PM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated May 29, 2011, 2:49 PM ]
It was just a routine night for the Sue Line crew.

Rob Robbins (above) took on the Shreveport Public Belt Line once again.

Danny Garland (above) keep the MoP position moving trains up and down the E-Branch, in Maryville and in Lake Hamilton.

The Alexandria Yard was handled by Mose Crews (above, middle), shown here helping Ron Brannon (above, left) and Lionel Brangham (above, right) solve a problem in Jeauxville.

David Colvin (above) was the master of the Sue City area as the Sue City Operator.

Charlie DeVillbiss (above, file photo) once again mastered the complexities of the Shreveport and Blanchard Yards.

The Mainline was full of trains: with eight (yes 8) operators:

1. Matt Tessier (above) is working a local in Robert's Crossing.

2. Todd Tessier (above), Matt's brother is working a train in North Park.

3. Paul Harwell (above) is operating a train through Pinecrest.

4. Ron Brannon (above) is working a Tank Train in Jeauxville.

5. Lionel Brangham (above) switches out a local in North Park.

6. Charles Kneipp (above) with a through train in Sherwood.

7. Rodney Dixon appears happy as his trains waits for clearance befor leaving North Park.

8. Ken Ellison, in a self portrait, not only ran mainline trains,
but also took photos for the session.

Jim Willis (above) was the assistant dispatcher for the evening.

And once again dispatching was Richard Kamm (above).


Panel 1- Video cameras of Underworld (upper, left), the assignment board (upper, right), the EasyDcc Communication link (lower left) and the WiThrottle console (lower, right).

Panel 2- RailOps.

Panel 3- Track control from Blanchard (I-49) yard to Brandon.

Panel 4- Track control from Robinson to Crews Siding.

Panel 5- Track Control from E-B Tower to Sherwood.

Panel 6- Track Control from Jeauxville to NoLaCRA Yard.