As far as trains are concerned, it don't get more New Orleans than a Riverfront Streetcar and the Public Belt.
A New Orleans Public Belt job passes through one of the flood walls lining the "Industrial Canal" on the east side of town.
A Public Belt transfer with doublestacks and chemicals from CN passes East Bridge Tower heading to NOPB Cotton Warehouse Yard.
Looking somewhat like a EMD switcher, NOPB's Boise MP2000D heads toward the Huey Long Bridge, long-hood first. It will deliver 8 cars to UP's Avondale Yard.
NOPB 2001 sits with three cars in an almost empty yard. Transfers and local switching are some of the uses of this yard.
None of the crossing gates are working at Central Ave. Here a crew member of this NOPB train guards the crossing for safety.
A local run from NOPB to CN passes the tower at East Bridge Jct. near the Huey P. Long Bridge.
NOPB is transfering four SDL50 locomotives for Saudi Railways to the CN. These units were caught in the hurricane at the New Orleans port before export and are being sent back to VMV Paducah Kentu... (more)
Coupled behind the #2001 is MP1500D #1501.