I had that much more to go.
Ok, you don't understand not being familiar with motorcycles.
Try this on your bicycle.
For this presentation just assume that a gravel road is not its domain.
becomes so dramatic as the runoff from the uplift flows east to the Pearl.R.
I told them of my 10 year search.
Their eyes got big as they hurried the process of leaving.
Besides, busy places make me nervous.
I don't think it was recently demolished.
I like to shoot modern shots in historic places.
There have been suggestions but
unless a pool was beneath, those were wrong.
Someone suggested they were escape locations.
I think they are too close to actually escaping if caught on the rails.
I was preparing to leave when what would appear.
Giving up has paid off in the past.
CLICK HERE for an explanation of that. The "GT" on the first engine reflects the same heritage.
CN now owns these rails which were once
the property of the GMO RR, possibly the first railroad of which I had any interest.
I thought that "25" would be the limit.
No, she was doing every bit of 30, maybe 32.
Making sure I was on the right road, it is confusing, I shot south to the US 98 overpass.
the train is coming out of the Pearl River Valley and climbing to higher ground.
OK, note that the building part is still on the train.
I don't linger long in such environments.
Within are treasures.
It has been there a while.
I did not want to leave a trail of destruction, this time.
I could not get a good angle from the store.
The lamps might only be a hint of what was within.
Why didn't I change windows?
It was my peek hole. I could not see through it so I shot wildly.
I'll have to compare this picture with other caboose shots I have.
Not that many with CN cars.
This has to be the depot area.
I turned off of La.21 onto Mitch St., the beginning of the Bogalusa Rairoad Tour.
The Tractor Museum is the first POI
the Boga Lusa Creek. The descent down would have been treacherous.
I was not up for treachery.
It was Plan B but the shots worked out.
I hustled and crossed a parking lot to avoid a red light.
My plan worked and I almost caught the water crossing
but this would do nicely.
It was taken as I sat at a red light just north of the mill.
I'd go straight to the yard.
Could I make it?
Was this the anticlimactic end?
I had no idea I'd gotten these last 2 after discovering the next was impossible.