HALS SCRAPBOOK

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Run Days August 15, 1998

John Hannah steams up his "Mike"
Dwight Rogers and John Enders ready to go on their diesels
The crowd gathers for rides.
The "conductor" gives a big grin.
Dorothy and Walt Sumner just ridin' through.
Lee Balkum engineering Robert Chamber's Onion Creek diesel.
Dwight Rogers passing through the station with his cargo.
Tom Herbert and David Hannah III ready to put away the equipment.

1998 Floods

In 1998 the Cypress Creek & Southern Railroad suffered two back-to-back floods. Photo taken from the bridge by David Hannah,III


New Car Barn

In May 1998 construction began on the new car barn and shop.


Last Run Day at the Browning Railroad

Saturday, January 24, 1998, (See photo memories here) was the last run day at one of the premier 7-1/2" gauge railroad tracks in the US, the Browning Railroad, owned by HALS Member, David Hannah III.

Golden Spike Ceremony No. 1 - October 21, 1995
Golden Spike Ceremony on Phase 1 was held on October 21, 1995. Tom Herbert, President, with engines 0-4-0 and 2-8-0 owned by Nathan Neuse and Jim Jackson.

Early Run Days

Tom Herbert, Edgar Neuse, Nathan Neuse, Lee Balkum, Mark Pohly, and Constable.
Nathan Neuse fires up the Little American
Lee Balkum aligns the turntable with the steaming bay.
David Hannah III on the club diesel, donated by Jackie McCauley
Gary Brothers and his ATSF diesel with passenger Daniel Strickland
Looking out across the steaming bays.
Nathan Neuse walks alongside Mark Pohly and his ten-wheeler.
Tom Herbert on Lee's consolidation
David Hannah III and Vance Nickerson work on a riding car.
Cody Crawford feels the power of the steam engine as Lee looks on.
And Cody sits beside his beautiful new oil burner.
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