April 21, 2001
Run Day

April 21, 2001 was a beautiful spring day for Houston Area Live Steamers and their guests. Over 800 passengers were treated to a trip on the CC&S Railroad. Thanks, Rick White for assist with these photos.
First Train
View from the first train of the day.
Dennis Grigassy Sr.
Dennis Grigassy Sr, the editor of StackTalk gets out on the track behind his special engine.
Doug Blodgett
Club President Doug Blodgett gets the club steamer ready for the Houston Home Metal Shop visit .
David Hannah's engine
Sitting behind the throttle on David Hannah's steamer.
Passengers are loaded onto the train.
With the conductor in position, the train departs the station.
Two trains in the station
One train rolling and one train coming into the station.
Peter Bryan
Peter Bryan throws the switch on the main.
Barry Tobias
Young boy waits as the Yardmaster Barry Tobias and the two club engines are getting ready to load passengers.
Brent Courtney
Brent Courtney explains the steam engine to visitors.
Greg Weldy
Greg Weldy, engineer.
Passengers at the Station
Passengers are loaded on the trains from the station platform.
Jim Cash
Barry Tobias and Cooper Cash engineers of a passenger train.
Jim Cash
Jim and Cooper Cash engineers of a passenger train.
From time to time, HALS welcomes other clubs and groups on Run Day, from Boy Scouts, sports teams, train clubs, motorcyclists, and as you can see, a parking lot full of classic Thunderbirds!
Smiling Faces
(L-R)Engineer Ron Pasley, conductors Gail Phillips, Lisa and Kelton Cash, Maury Cash, Pia Arrate de Weldy, and four happy passengers.
Also stopping by this day, a trailer with two boilers being taken to Nebraska.