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September 18th- Another Good Session

posted Sep 20, 2014, 8:29 PM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated Sep 20, 2014, 9:07 PM ]
Sometimes it is hard to change an image. Take this boxcar for example:


Yes, the Sue Line Union Terminal is often confused with the Saint Louis Union Terminal Railroad.
I have no real reason why!

Tonight, lets go along with Jim Willis as he takes three trains over the railroad.

TRAIN 447- A NORTHBOUND GRAIN TRAIN-


We join Train 447, a northbound grain train, as it enters Jeauxville.



Next we catch Train 447, a northbound grain train,
as it crosses the bascule bridge.



Here we see the Union Pacific (UP 8065) lease power on
Train 447, a northbound grain train, as it enters North Park.



Next we see Train 447, a northbound grain train,
passing through Ft. Barrow.



Here we have a glimpse of Train 447, a northbound grain train,
as it passes by Crews Siding.




Here we have a track level view of Train 447,
a northbound grain train, as it enters Leming.



Here we see the rear end of Train 447, a northbound grain train,
as in passes through Robert's Crossing.



Here we see
Train 447, a northbound grain train,as it passes
Train 459,  a northbound freight in Sue City.



Train 447, a northbound grain train,is see in Brandon.



Train 447, a northbound grain train,  has arrived in BUSY Yard.



The power is removed from Train 447, a northbound grain train.



The power from Train 447, a northbound grain train,
is then moved to the fueling rack in Ginnings Yard.


TRAIN 459- A NORTHBOUND FREIGHT.

Remember the northbound freight we passes in Sue City?
Well Jim Willis is sent by company car to Sue City to bring Train 459,
a northbound freight, the to Shreveport Terminal.



Train 459, a northbound freight, sits waiting in Sue City.



A portion of Train 459 a northbound freight,
as it waits in Sue City.



Train 459, a northbound freight, is see passing through Brandon.



Train 459, a northbound freight,
passes through South Morgan.



Train 459, a northbound freight,
is seen entering Union Street Yard.



The power from Train 459, a northbound freight,
is removed and is headed through BUSY Yard
to the Diesel Facility.



Here we have a track level view of the power from
Train 459, a northbound freight.


TRAIN 486- A SOUTHBOUND FREIGHT...



Next, we will join Jim Willis has he uses a Kansas City Southern (KCS)
lease power unit and takes Train 486, a southbound freight, over the railroad.



Here we see Train 486, a southbound freight,
as it runs on the mainline through Shreveport Terminal.



Another view of Train 486, a southbound freight,
as it moves through the Shreveport Terminal.



Train 486, a southbound freight, holds at South Morgan
to meet an inbound express freight.



Train 486, a southbound freight, is seen in Brandon.



Train 486, a southbound freight (above, left), meets
a northbound tank train (above, right) at Robinson.



Another view of Train 486, a southbound freight, as it meets
a northbound tank train at Robinson.



Train 486, a southbound freight,
leaves Robinson and is headed for Sue City.



The power from Train 486, a southbound freight,
is doing some switching in Sue City.



Train 486, a southbound freight, is leaving Sue City.



As Train 486, a southbound freight, moves through Robert's Crossing,
a maintenance crew is noted.



Next we see Train 486, a southbound freight, in Crews Siding.



Finally, Train 486, a southbound freight,
is seen pulling into Pinecrest.

A VERY SPECIAL TO JIM WILLIS
WHO PROVIDED THE PHOTOGRAPHS
OF TONIGHT'S SESSION.

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