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September 27th- Three Quests Make It A Great Session

posted Sep 30, 2012, 5:21 PM by Sue Line RailRoad
At 6:55 pm there were four members of the Sue Line Crew at the layout. This was soon to change.
Jerry Jones (above) from Longview, Texas,
Bill Pyle (above) from Kilgore, Texas, and
Tom Hellen (above) also from Longview, Texas,
were soon noted at the door.
They had heard about and seen the
YouTube video by Art Houston
and had dropped by to visit.
Danny Garland (above) once again worked
majic as the Shreveport Yard Master.
Charlie DeVillbiss (above) was back
on the job as the Sue City Operator (SCO).
Paul Harwell was the Maryville Operator (MOp),
but with a small modification....
Marvin Bennett, Jr. (above) was the Lake Hamilton Switcher.
Jim Willis (above) was again
the Alexandria Yard Master.
The Extra Board was led by Rodney Dixon (above), along with
Charles Kneipp (above) and
Rob Robbins (above). Rob Robbins also
took the photos of this session.
The Yards
A view of the north end of I-49 West Yard (front, left)
and I-49 East Yard (back, right)
A fly-over of NoLaCRA Yard (back) and
I-49 West Yard (front).
A look at the south end of I-49 West Yard (right 5 tracks)
and NoLaCRA Yard (left 3 tracks).
Mardi Gras Mills in Pinecrest.
I. C. Sparks in North Park.
Ashby Jct looking south.
Look south in North Park.
The corn crop looks good near Great Bridge.
Looking northward thru Great Bridge.
Looking at the south end of the paper mill at Lake Hamilton.