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September 20th- Ron is Back!

posted Sep 22, 2012, 5:15 PM by Sue Line RailRoad   [ updated Sep 23, 2012, 7:50 PM ]

After a long summer hiatus touring parts of America, Ron Brannon (below) was back to run trains. Ron Brannon immediately took to the mainline and had his train running smoothly- just like riding a bike, you never forget how!

Joining Ron Brannon on the mainline were-


Rob Robbins (above) is checking his switch list before entering Maryville.

Paul Harwell (above) is switching his train at Robert's Crossing.
Lionel Brangham was back on the mainline,
waiting at Ft.Barrow before running north bound.
Ken Ellison (above) was also on the mainline,
switching at Sue City
The Alexandria Yard duties were handled by Jim  Willis (above).
Jim Willis is busy in South Alex.
Richard Kamm (above- file photo) was handling
the switching duties at Maryville as the MOp.
Charlie DeVillbiss (above) appears to
have his hands full as the Sue City Switcher (SCO). 
 Marvin Bennett Jr. (above) is the Shreveport Public Belt Line operator.
Danny Garland (above) was the Shreveport Yard Operator.
Danny Garland can be seen at the Diesel Facility.
Keeping everything running smoothly was Senior Dispatcher David Colvin (above).
A View of Maryville

Maryville (above) is one of the "hubs" of the NoLaCRA system.
A view from near the south end of Maryville.
A view just south of the middle of Maryville.
A view just north of the middle of Maryville.
A view near the north end of Maryville.
 The loading dock near the Maryville station appears to be busy.
A view of the north end of Maryville.
A southbound local and a northbound extra pass in Maryville.
A northbound fast freight passes through Maryville on the mainline
 while the Maryville Operator (MOp) D&LB #75 local switcher is in the yard.