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Opelousas, LA, October, 2001.  Photo by Nancy Colyar.  701 switching outside the Lou Ana-Plant.    

Ville Platte, LA, January, 1996. Photo by Nancy Colyar. We chased #102 down on a rainy day outside a rail car repair shop.

The engine house for this railroad with such a Louisiana logo is in central Louisiana, in Opelousas (opp-uh-loo-sus). It's near the Lou-Ana peanut oil plant.

The fifth edition of the American Shortline Railway Guide which was published in 1996 lists their roster:

No. Builder Model New Builder No.
101
EMD
NW2
4/48
5512
102
EMD
NW2
12/48
7740
701
EMD
GP30
2/63
28161
1610
EMD
GP9
8/54
19860


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