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October 20th- A Cool Night, But a Good Session

posted Oct 22, 2011, 12:15 PM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated Oct 22, 2011, 12:21 PM ]
The weather is slowly changing from 100+ degrees days to 40 degree nights. But despite the chill in the air, a good session was held but the Sue Line Crew.

An Extra Board Local (Train 138) sits in the siding at Robinson awaiting an engineer.

Mose Crews (above) was active as the Shreveport Yard Operator on the north end of the railroad.

Jim Willis (above, right) was, once again the Alexandria Yard Operator on the south end of the railroad.

Paul Harwell (above, left) was busy as the Shreveport Public Operator (SPB) in Keithville.

Charlie DeVillbiss (above center) was the Sue City Operator (SCO) in Sue City.

Rob Robbins (above, left) was the Maryville Operator (MOp) shown here in Elliott in the E-Branch.
(P.S.- Rob Robbins is standing on a 12 " stept, he is not really that tall.

Lionel Brangham (above, left) is working a mainline train around the Extra Board Local (Train 138) in Robinson.

Ken Ellison (above, right) is working a train in North Park.
Ken Ellison also supplied the photos for tonight including this self-portrait.
Many thanks, Ken.

Rodney Dixon (above, left) is working an Extra Board train into Maryville.

Ron Brannon (above, right) is working an Extra Board Train in North Park.


An Extra Board Train (Train 19) is pulling into Maryville on the main while a cut of wood chip hoppers awaits being picked up from the Lake Hamilton Paper Mill.

The Mayville Operator (MOp) is coming down the E-Branch from Elliott to Eagleton.

A North Bound Local (Train 111) work a cut of cars in North Park.

Maryville Operator (MOp) Rob Robbins is explain a switch move to
Extra Board Engineer Ron  Brannon in Maryville.