SP-NS Train         
SP Houston-Birmingham run-through train HOSOM waits at the east end of the Huey P. Long Bridge for a route onto the NS Back Belt. In eight miles - at Milepost NOT 7.6 - the train will become NS No. 194. Today's power is NS C39-8 8615, SP SD45T-2 9257 and SP SD45R 7503. The covered hoppers on the front of the train are GWIX salt cars that were picked up from the Louisiana & Delta, and are on their way to Olin Chemical at Cleveland, Tennessee.
Date: 11/21/1987 Location: Metairie, LA   Map Show Metairie on a rail map Views: 358 Collection Of:   Michael Palmieri
Locomotives: NS 8615(C39-8)    Author:  Michael Palmieri
SP-NS Train
Picture Categories: Scenic,Action This picture is part of album:  New Orleans
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Bernie Feltman General The SP must have run this unit long-hood forward out of their terminal. NEAT 11/25/2009 9:37:30 PM

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