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Top photos from January 2nd, 2020
January 2nd, 2020
We left Lafayette in bad weather hunting more for crawfish than trains, which we found nearby, and set our sights on the streetrunning at Gretna on the New Orleans and Gulf Coast. There was trackwork near the streetrunning and nothing was running over it -- bad luck -- but we did find two working on the line.
Plaquemine is along the Mississippi river between Baton Rouge and Gretna along the Union Pacific.
Gretna is across the river from New Orleans and is the site of the New Orleans and Gulf Coast, which makes extensive use of street running.
New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans is famous for many things and needs no introduction. It is also a busy railroad city.
Near the Mississippi-Alabama border along the CSX at the junction of the Mississippi Export.