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November 10th- LSU 9 Alabama 6 and He Still Came

posted Nov 13, 2011, 6:33 AM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated Nov 13, 2011, 6:59 AM ]
Direct from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Richard Katz (below),seen running a south bound local in Jeauxville,  made his annual Thanksgiving trip to visit the SUE LINE. Actually, Richard Katz is not a BIG football fan and was just glad to see old and a few new friends.

Also on the mainline this evening was Paul Harwell (above),
seen switching his train in Robinson.

Also on the mainline this evening was Lionel Brangham (above),
seen switching his train in Sue City.

Charles Kneipp (above), is checking his train in
Alexandria Yard before heading north bound.

Ron Brannon (above) is check his extra board train before
pulling out of Blanchard I-49 West Yard headed south bound.

Completing the complement of mainline engineers is Ken Ellison (above)
with his WiThrottle running a southbound extra board through Leming.
Ken Ellison also took this evenings photos- One aagin, Many Thanks Ken.

Rodney Dixon (above) check his paper work in Keithville
before starting a job on the Shreveport Public Belt.

Rob Robbins (above) is seen checking his WiThrottle at Maryville
while running the Maryville Operator (MOP) position.

Technology finally comes to us all.
Charlie DeVillbiss (above) is using a WiThrottle while
working in Sue City as the Sue City Operator.
To be fair, Charlie DeVillbiss reports that he did not care for the WiThrottle.

Danny Garland (above) was again busy as the Shreveport Yard Master.

Jim Willis (above) kept both train and paperwork moving as the Alexandria Yard Master.


A south bound local at a rural grade crossing just north of Brandon.

The same south bound local as it passes through downtown Brandon.

A Shreveport Public Belt switcher doing yard duty in Maryville.

One of the more popular stops in Maryville- The old train station.
Today it has been transformed into a bordello.

The yard switcher in Alexandria Yard.

Grain Train Meet in Leming
The local grain train (Train 74) and
the extra board grain train (Train 602) are seen side by side at Leming
This is a rare sight on the Sue Line.

Behind the Scenes...

Jim Willis (above) hard at work as the Alexandria Yard Master.

As busy Rob Robbins (above) with his friends at Maryville.

Rodney Dixon (above) using his "computer" at Keithville.

How Rob Robbins keep up the cars at Maryville.

Farewell for the Season

Ron "Snowbird" Brannon will be headed south the sunny Florida for the winter.
Ron - be safe and God bless. We will see you in the Spring.