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Old Alcos
Title:  Old Alcos
Description:  Here were a couple of anonymous old Alcos that were parked near Beaumont, Texas. The RS1 was built as Lake Superior & Ishpeming 1001 (79576), then it went to George Silcott, L.B. Foster and then the Sabine River & Northern where it was renumbered 101. The S4 was built as New York Central (Pittsburg & Lake Erie) 8638 (80644) and it too went to George Silcott, L.B. Foster and the SR&N. Both of the locos subsequently went to Houston Chemical Co. at Beaumont.
Photo Date:  7/12/1986  Upload Date: 9/19/2017 4:20:15 PM
Location:  Beaumont, TX
Author:  Michael Palmieri
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  SRN 101(RS1) SRN 8638(S4)
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Continental Grain 70-tonner
Title:  Continental Grain 70-tonner
Description:  Continental Grain’s un-numbered 70-ton GE unit (28562) was built in November 1946 as Albany Northern 70, and it was subsequently Roscoe Snyder & Pacific 600 in 1969, American Grain Corp. no# at Plainview, Texas in 1971 and went to Continental Grain in 1979.
Photo Date:  10/15/1981  Upload Date: 9/19/2017 3:56:02 PM
Location:  Beaumont, TX
Author:  TODD MINSK photo
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CONTINENTA 0(70Tonner)
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Cargill 80-Tonner
Title:  Cargill 80-Tonner
Description:  Cargill's un-numbered 80-ton GE (17894) at Channelview, Texas was built in April 1943 as U.S. Army 7279 and was acquired by Cargill in 1972.
Photo Date:  9/26/1979  Upload Date: 9/19/2017 3:34:44 PM
Location:  Channelview, TX
Author:  TODD MINSK photo
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  CARGILL 0(80Tonner)
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Aerial View
Title:  Aerial View
Description:  This was a view looking west above the Gulf-Intracoastal Waterway at Morgan City Louisiana. The main line of the Southern Pacific's SUNSET ROUTE ran diagonally across the photo in a straight line, while old U.S. Highway 90 crossed the track in the middle of the image. The large multi-span bridge in the upper left was the Highway 90 bridge over Berwick Bay.
Photo Date:  9/12/1984  Upload Date: 9/18/2017 10:30:19 PM
Location:  Morgan City, LA
Author:  Michael Palmieri
Categories:  Scenic
Views:  15   Comments: 0
KCS Depot
Title:  KCS Depot
Description:  This was the front side of the Kansas City Southern depot at Montgomery, Louisiana. Montgomery is on the former Louisiana Railway & Navigation Co./Louisiana & Arkansas between Shreveport and Alexandria.
Photo Date:  6/10/1982  Upload Date: 9/18/2017 10:24:57 PM
Location:  Montgomery, LA
Author:  Michael Palmieri
Categories:  Station
Views:  8   Comments: 0
ICG Yard
Title:  ICG Yard
Description:  Illinois Central GP7 8910 and GP18 9404 were switching in the ICG yard at Hammond, Louisiana as a southbound train passed by behind GP10 8216 and two other units.
Photo Date:  3/3/1976  Upload Date: 9/18/2017 10:16:02 PM
Location:  Hammond, LA
Author:  Michael Palmieri
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  IC 8910(GP7) ICG 8216(GP10)
Views:  11   Comments: 0
ICG Grain Train
Title:  ICG Grain Train
Description:  Illinois Central Gulf caboose 199596 was on the rear of a southbound grain train as it crossed the 7-year old concrete trestle across Pass Manchac. On the other end of the train were GP10 8216, SD40 6056, U33C 5058 and caboose 199510. The train was heading for a grain elevator along the Mississippi River, and would have to reverse direction at Kenner, just west (timetable north) of New Orleans.
Photo Date:  9/22/1979  Upload Date: 9/18/2017 10:04:46 PM
Location:  Manchac, LA
Author:  Michael Palmieri
Categories:  Bridge
Views:  11   Comments: 0

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