272 Photos - Feb 28, 2009
Photo: Clark Musgrove and Peter Bryan looking at Clark's locoPhoto: Randy Akin joining in the conversation about Clark's locoPhoto: Bab Sanford, another electric loco builder.Photo: Bob Sanford and his supply truck.Photo: Clark Musgrove by Bob Sanford's supplies.Photo: Bob Sanford steaming up for the first time in a year.Photo: Bob Sanford steaming up.Photo: Bob Sanford, still a clear stack.Photo: New slot head bolt keeping side rod on loco after shearing off the old one.Photo: Bob Sanford under steamPhoto: Bob Sanford making smoke and light passing through the trees making patterns in the smoke.Photo: Bob Sanford making smoke with light passing through the trees making patterns in the smoke.Photo: Pete Guy, Virginia Freitag, and Gil Freitag eating lunch.  2009-0227Photo: Gil Freitag's and Peter Bryans train parked at the station.  2009-0227Photo: Gil Freitag’s ATSF Drover’s Caboose 2009-0227Photo: Gil Freitag’s ATSF Drover’s Caboose 2009-0227Photo: Gil Freitag’s ATSF Drover’s Caboose 2009-0227Photo: Gil Freitag’s ATSF Drover’s Caboose 2009-0227Photo: Gil Freitag’s ATSF Drover’s Caboose 2009-0227Photo: Gil Freitag’s ATSF Drover’s Caboose 2009-0227Photo: Gil Freitag's ATSF Drover's Caboose 2009-0227Photo: Richard Osborn getting his loco ready to unload  2009-0227Photo: Richard Osborn in his crowded trailer.  2009-0227Photo: Richard Osborn's train with his truck and trailer.  2009-0227Photo: Richard Osborn's train with his truck and trailer.  Gary McCoy at right.Photo: Doug Blodgett drinking up while preparing to steam upPhoto: Pete Green getting ready to steam upPhoto: Vance Nickerson adjusting controlsPhoto: Bob Sanford working on his narrow gauge locoPhoto: Gary McCoy's cold loco, ran in early morning, never in trafficPhoto: Doug Gillory's 2-8-0 chassis that he just ran on airPhoto: Vance Nickerson with T&P 400Photo: Vance Nickerson with T&P 400Photo: T&P 400Photo: Bob SanfordPhoto: Vance NickersonPhoto: Vance NickersonPhoto: Bob Sanford's narrow gauge loco with Doug Gillory at leftPhoto: Bob SanfordPhoto: Bob SanfordPhoto: Doug GilloryPhoto: Doug Gillory's Texas Grand TrunkPhoto: Doug GilloryPhoto: Doug BlodgettPhoto: Doug BlodgettPhoto: Doug BlodgettPhoto: Vance NickersonPhoto: Doug GilloryPhoto: Vance NickersonPhoto: Bob SanfordPhoto: Bob SanfordPhoto: Bob SanfordPhoto: Richard and Cathy Osborn plus Gary Brothers and Gary McCoyPhoto: Two Osborns and two GarysPhoto: Vance NickersonPhoto: Bob SanfordPhoto: Bob SanfordPhoto: Doug Blodgett and his Shay on the 4.75 inch gauge track, parked trains and train watchers at the station.Photo: Parked trains and train watchersPhoto: Train Watchers eating lunch and talking, hardly watching at all.Photo: Train Watchers Gary McCoy, Pete Guy, Carolyn Balkum, and Virginia FreitagPhoto: Train Watchers Virginia Freitag, Gil Freitag, and Letha Grace McCoyPhoto: Bob SanfordPhoto: Richard Osoborn riding sideways and talking on the cell phone at CalientePhoto: Richard Osborn riding sideways and talking on the cell phone at CalientePhoto: Ed Rains farmer and Peter Bryan cheer squadPhoto: Ed Rains farmerPhoto: Ed Rains, farmerPhoto: Virginia Freitag engineer with passenger Pete Guy and Gil FreitagPhoto: Doug Blodgett walking and Gil Freitag ridingPhoto: Pete Guy and Virginia Freitag watching Vance NickersonPhoto: Vance Nickerson with T&P 400 and Gil Freitag watching VancePhoto: Virginia Freitag engineer and Pete Guy photographerPhoto: Gil Freitag taking it easyPhoto: Ed Rains plowing with disc plowPhoto: Ed Rains plowing with disc plowPhoto: Ed Rains putting the first of two scoops in the Gator while Peter Bryan wincesPhoto: Ed Rains scooping up dirt after running the disk plow through to soften the dirt up.Photo: Ed Rains putting the second of two scoops in the Gator while Peter Bryan keeps out of the way.Photo: Peter Bryan widening the Phase IV right of wayPhoto: Peter Bryan widening the Phase IV right of way.Photo: Widening and raising the end of the Phase IV right of wayPhoto: Ed Rains scrapping up dirt while Peter Bryan waitsPhoto: Doug Blodgett and Vance Nickerson on Anderson LoopPhoto: Vance Nickerson and Doug Blodgett on Anderson LoopPhoto: Vance Nickerson pushing Doug Gillory's loco back to the turntable after it stopped out on the track.Photo: Doug Gillory catching up with his locoPhoto: Doug Blodgett and Vance Nickerson at Sand SpringsPhoto: Doug Blodgett and Vance Nickerson at Sand SpringsPhoto: Bob SanfordPhoto: Bob SanfordPhoto: Richard Osborn at CalientePhoto: Bob Sanford wating on Doug Blodgett and Vance NickersonPhoto: Train WatchersPhoto: Virginia Freitag with passengers Pete Guy and Gil Freitag.  Vance Nickerson in background.Photo: Train WatchersPhoto: Gary McCoy parking his locoPhoto: Richard Osborn at SweetwaterPhoto: Bob Sanford at SweetwaterPhoto: Bob Sanford with a long loadPhoto: Pete GreenPhoto: Richard Osborn, Vance Nickerson, and Cathy OsbornPhoto: Train WatchersPhoto: Train WatchersPhoto: Train WatchersPhoto: Virginia Freitag and Doug BlodgettPhoto: Train WatchersPhoto: Gil Freitag's handicap parking permit on ATSF 2110Photo: Gil's ATSF 2110 with Handicap Parking permitPhoto: ATSF 2110Photo: Vance Nickerson, engineerPhoto: Doug Blodgett, passengerPhoto: T&P 400 with a steam powered bell.Video: Vance Nickerson's T&P 400 and steam powered bellPhoto: The GreensPhoto: The train watchersPhoto: Vance Nickerson at Cabin Creek.Photo: The GreensPhoto: Don Green taking video with Pete Green engineerPhoto: Vance Nickerson at SweetwaterPhoto: Doug Gillory pulling his 2-8-0 chassis by SweetwaterPhoto: Doug Gillory's 2-8-0 chassisPhoto: Doug Gillory pulling his 2-8-0 chassisPhoto: Phase IV Right of Way at the end of the work day after widening and raising the far end.Photo: Phase IV dirt work just west of the Swall at the end of work.  Wider and the end is higher.Photo: Peter Bryan with ATSF 2110Photo: Doug Gillory pulling his 2-8-0 chassis and Peter Bryan with ATSF 2110Photo: Pete Green checking the water level on his loco while teaching Don Green.Photo: Don Green being instructed by Pete GreenPhoto: Gary Brothers entering Bone YardPhoto: Gary Brothers coming to a stop in Bone YardPhoto: Vance Nickerson waiting on Gary Brothers at Bone Yard.Photo: The Greens with Pete Green slaving over the loco and Don Green in the learning seat.Photo: Vance Nickerson with T&P 400 entering the station.Photo: Vance Nickerson with T&P 400 entering the station.Photo: Peter Bryan turning a nut tight on an electrical connection.Photo: Peter Bryan with tools in hand working on electricity and living to tell about it.Photo: Peter Bryan stripping nuts on wiring after fixing the joint he pulled out.Photo: Richard Finlayson's 4-6-0  looks great and runs great.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Plum Cove long chassis with Eaton Engineering Cab - by Richard Finlayson.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Richard Finlayson's box car.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Richard Finlayson's 4-6-0.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: James Hitzfelder's 2-8-0.   Nick ran it most of the day.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Hitzfelder 2-8-0   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Ken Smith on left and Bill Howe on right working signals, they stop to talk with Gary Brothers, meet coordinator.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Ken Smith, Gary Brothers, and Bill Howe.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Gary Brothers and the signal crew of Bill Howe and Ken Smith.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bill Howe and Ken Smith working signals.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bill Howe and Ken Smith working signals, a wire was crossed giving all red.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Rick Pike's camp   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Rick Pike with his 2-8-2 that ran well until a lubricator part broke.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Using the classification yard.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Using the classification yard.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Keeping the station tracks clear.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Classification track in use during the meet.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Gary Brothers, parking his train.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Rick Pike with his 2-8-2   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Rick Pike and his 2-8-2    HALS 2009-0228Photo: Rick Pike with his 2-8-2.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Rick Pike with his 2-8-2.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Vance Nickerson with his 2-8-2.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Vance Nickerson with his 2-8-2.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Nick Hitzfelder with his dad's 2-8-0.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Nick Hitzfelder with his dad's 2-8-0.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Richard Finlayson with his 4-6-0.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Nick Hitzfelder at Sweetwater with the  Hitzfelder 2-8-0.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bob Sanford with his narrow gauge 2-4-2 - total loco and tender weight of 1100 lbs.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bob Sanford holding his loco still when the air brakes stopped working.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Doug Blodgett on his 4.75 inch gauge Shay.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Rick Pike nursing his loco home after the lubricator broke.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Rick Pike with his 2-8-2.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Doug Blodgett with his 4.75 inch gauge Shay and Rick Pike on his 2-8-2.  Doug is building a 2-8-2.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Train Watchers.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Conductor's class with Ed Rains teaching.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Conductor's class with Ed Rains teaching.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Conductor's class with Ed Rains teaching.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Steaming Bays with Patty Benda looking cold.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: BNSF 2008 crew fixing their loco.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: James Hitzfelder watching repairs to the Coop 2-6-0.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Richard Finlayson and Doug Blodgett     HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bob Sanford on his narrow gauge 2-4-2.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Nick Hitzfelder on the Hitzfelder 2-8-0.    HALS 2009-0228Photo: Nick Hitzfelder on the Hitzfelder 2-8-0.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Chris Schieck and David Hannah on Hannah's loco.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Chris Schieck on Hannah's loco.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Pat Gillory and Ben Benda.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Vance Nickerson on his 2-8-2.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Vance Nickerson's 2-8-2.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Nick Hitzfelder on the Hitzfelder 2-8-0.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Cooper Cash opening the front end of the Coop loco.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Jim Cash looking busy beside the Coop loco.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Pete Green making steam up preparations.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Pete Green making steam up preparations on his 4-4-2.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Gil Freitag working on his air brakes.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Gil Freitag working on his air brakes.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Gil Frietag's loco with the shell removed to find the air brake problem.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Rick Pike working on his lubricator, which broke while running so well.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Rick Pike's lubricator - broken part on left of the box.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Rick Pike, knowing he cannot fix his loco here and the steaming is over.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Rick Pike looking at the broken lubricator and knowing he will run no more today.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Gil Freitag working on his air brakes.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Richard Osborn.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Vance Nickerson.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Vance Nickerson.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Conductor's class taking a test with teacher Ed Rains watching.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Conductor's class taking a test with the teacher Ed Rains watching.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Conductor's class taking a test while Ed Rains, the teacher, watches.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Ken Smith leaning into the test for the conductor's class.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Ken Smith leaning into his conductor's test.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Vance Nickerson.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Paul King.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Trainmen and talking.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Train watching.  Richard Osborn, Paul King and his friend, and Letha Grace McCoy.    HALS 2009-0228Photo: Carolyn Balkum with audience.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Train crews talking.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: James and Nick Hitzfelder coming into dinner.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Getting ready for dinner - food in the shop at right.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Andy Blodgett and Laura Brown.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Pete Guy and Ed Rains.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Linda Wilcox Brothers.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Susan Bryan - “you have to come here and hug me, I cannot move” pose.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: The Bendas, Patty and Ben       HALS 2009-0228Photo: The Bendas, Patty and Ben       HALS 2009-0228Photo: Train Crews talking and walking on the tracks.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Judy Nickerson and Carolyn Balkum.    HALS 2009-0228Photo: Randy Akin, Rick Pike, Dwight Rogers, and Richard Osborn.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: James and Nick Hitzfelder.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bob Sanford with great granddaughter.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bob Sanford's granddaughter.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Clyde Brown    HALS 2009-0228Photo: The Brothers, Gary and Linda.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: The Brothers, Gary and Linda.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Waiting for dinner still.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: James Hitzfelder, Mary Lou Pasley, and Carolyn Balkum.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Train crews young and otherwise on the station platform.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Ben Benda engineer on the Hitzfelder 2-8-0 with Nick Hitzfelder and Patty Benda.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Ben Benda on the Htizfelder 2-8-0.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Nick Hitzfelder balancing carefully.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bendas and Hitzfelders.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: George, Marge, and Nathan Leventon.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: George, Marge, and Nathan Leventon.    HALS 2009-0228Photo: George, Marge, and Nathan Leventon.    HALS 2009-0228Photo: George, Marge, and Nathan Leventon.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Finlayson son is engineer with Richard Finlayson and Cooper Cash riding.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Finlayson 4-6-0 with Finlayson engineer.   Richard Finlayson and Cooper Cash riding.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Cooper Cash and Richard Finlayson.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: David James.    HALS 2009-0228Photo: Richard Osborn.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bob Sanford with great granddaughter and granddaughter.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Doug and Patty Gillory on their 2-6-0.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bob Sanford looking back to see if it is ok to start.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bob Sanford.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bob Sanford's great granddaughter and Carolyn Balkum.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Carolyn Balkum.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Bob Sanford's granddaughter.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Ed and Mary Rains.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Doug Gillory.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Doug Gillory.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Pete Green checking out his 4-4-2.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Donna Green engineer waiting on Pete Green fireman to finish so they can leave.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Pete Green, fireman, working on his 4-4-2.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Nathan Leventon.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Nathan Leventon.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: George Leventon, relaxed while Nathan engineers.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Nick Hitzfelder with his dad James in the background.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Nathan Leventon.  HALS 2009-0228Photo: Donna Green on the green Green 4-4-2.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: Donna Green on the green Green 4-4-2 with Pete Green fireman right there watching.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: The David James loco.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: The David James loco.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: James Hitzfelder on his tiny 1.   HALS 2009-0228Photo: James Hitzfelder on his tiny 1.   HALS 2009-0228