March 17, 2001
Run Day

March 17, 2001 was the first Public Run Day for Houston Area Live Steamers. The morning hours were very cold and windy but warmed up nicely by Noon.
Bobby Bridges
Passengers disembark at the station.
Bryan Marriott
The train moves to the loading gate and the passengers get on the train.
Tom Herbert Station Master talks with the next group of passengers regarding train safety.
Peter Bryan and Rick White
Next in line, this group is dressed for warmth.
Jim Cash and Gary Brothers
A new train, empty at the time of this shot, is headed to the station for first loading.
David Hannah's beautiful BNSF SD-40 engine.
Gary Brothers and Jim Cash
Gandy Dancers check the results of their maintenance of way work.
The train moves smoothly through the switch.
Dennis Grigassy and Lisa Cash
A view of Gil and Virginia Freitag's beautiful ticket office.