Our Logo

Southwestern Live Steamers/HALS Meet
October 6-8, 2000

Other SWLS Meets
Visiting engines ran on our track in October. The weather was cranky, cold and rainy, but that didn't stop these die-hard live steamers.
00100603
Doug Blodgett has been refurbishing the new club steamer, donated by John Mayo.
00100602
Jim Cash and Doug anticipate firing the engine.
00100604
Doug takes the engine down the turntable lead for her first run.
00100706
As he comes off the turntable lead, Jack Lucks does a radio check with the tower.
00100707
With his rain gear on, Wendell Miller proceeds to the main.
00100708
The rain begins as David Hannah and Marshall Phillips enter the main on Marshall's engine.
00100712
Harry Bean and Jack Lucks pass as the water begins to pool.
00100709
Harry Bean heads off into the hinterlands as the rain runs off.
00100713
But the rain is made for Cody Crawford who runs around the track gathering rain water for his boiler :).
00100703
The 3420 waits in the rain as engineer Harry Bean is under cover.
00100714
Likewise Jack Lucks runs for cover as the 573 pops off.
00100711
K. Vollrath and Richard Wilms stand beside K's engine.
00100716
John Daskalos proudly displays his Whitcomb diesel, under construction.
00100715
Harry Haas's white diesel and caboose under cover during the rains.
00100720
Bobby Bridges and Gary Brothers talking at the same time. Is anyone listening?
00100724
Naomi Sumrall under the umbrella behind Jack Lucks.
00100725
Vance Nickerson behind a head of steam on John Hannah's 1209.
00100726
Paul King talks with Harry Bean.
00100727
Out of the rain - Carolyn Balkum and Zelene Phillips.
00100728
Reta Mattison, Marshall Phillips and Vance Nickerson are discussing the weather, really.
00100801
Tom Stamey in the trailer that transports his and Jack Luck's trains.