Grain Train Editors Pick! Contributor's Pick!       
An interesting assortment of locomotives lead a southbound grain train across Pass Manchac, about 40 miles north of New Orleans. When this photo was taken, grain trains usually ran with a caboose on each end, as the power had to run around the train in Kenner before heading up the former Y&MV line to the elevators along the Mississippi River.
Date: 9/22/1979 Location: Manchac, LA   Map Show Manchac on a rail map Views: 2876 Collection Of:   Michael Palmieri
Locomotives: ICG 8216(GP10) ICG 6056(SD40) IC 5058(U33C)    Author:  Michael Palmieri
Grain Train
Picture Categories: Scenic,Bridge,Action This picture is part of album:  IC-ICG
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Name Type Comments Date
Kim Piersol General GREAT shot!!! 2/27/2008 8:20:20 PM
C.W. Lahickey General Love the location and power mix! 2/27/2008 8:21:53 PM
Zachary DeVore General great location and shot! 2/28/2008 1:24:36 PM
David Stewart General That power is Awesome! Sweet shot too!!! 3/9/2008 6:16:38 AM
George Redmond General Excellent shot, great location. 3/9/2008 9:08:08 AM
Jim Gavin General VERY nice !!! Thanks. 3/10/2008 8:27:07 PM
Keith B General Very Nice 3/13/2008 4:57:15 AM
William H. Davis Jr. General Great shot 4/23/2008 3:51:47 PM
Michael Foley General What everybody said! MICHAEL FOLEY-YONKERS RAILS 5/23/2008 3:59:48 PM
Benjamin Brownlee General Awsome shot!!! 5/17/2009 10:54:53 PM
John Teeter General Fantastic photo -- but shouldn't 5058 be UNDER the bridge? [being a U-boat] :-) 6/11/2009 4:14:11 PM
Ron Moraca General Beautiful photo!!!!!!!! 9/3/2009 6:05:18 PM

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