227 Photos - May 23, 2009
Photo: Jim Cash, Scott Weatherford, and Thomas Williams unload Scott's three diesels.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0521Photo: Richard Day on Houston North Shore 512 at Caliente.   HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Sand Springs with Jerry Schoenberg on PRR 9175 in the back ground.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Jerry Schoenberg entering Sand Springs.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Jerry and Mary Lou Schoenberg on PRR 9175 at Sand Springs.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Mary Lou and Jerry Schoenberg.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Doug Blodgett on his 1.5 inch scale narrow gauge 4.75 inch gauge Shay.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Phillip Bell on his 1.5 inch scale narrow gauge 4.75 inch gauge C&S #22 2-6-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Phillip Bell on C&S #22, a narrow gauge 2-6-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Bob Sanford with his narrow gauge electric box cabs, which are for sale.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Bob Sanford built both Rick White's standard gauge box cab on the left and his narrow gauge box cab on the right.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Bob Sanford with his 2.5 inch scale narrow gauge train on 7.5 inch gauge track meets Doug Blodgett with his 1.5 inch scale narrow gauge Shay on 4.75 inch gauge track.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: C&S 22, a 2-6-0, with Phillip Bell passes Shay with Doug Blodgett.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Two 1.5 inch scale narrow gauge locos, Phillip Bell and Doug Blodgett.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Photo: New station / tower at East Sumrall.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: New station / tower at East Sumrall   HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: New Station / Tower at East Sumrall   HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Doug Blodgett on his 1.5 inch scale, 4.75 inch gauge Shay.  HALS SWLS meet 2009Photo: Bob Sanford.Photo: Paul King at Cabin Creek.  Wildflowers.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Paul King at Cabin Creek with the wildflowers.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Doug Blodgett with narrow gauge train near Cabin Creek.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Jim and Dene Anderson behind  Kaili Wirth while Phillip Bell passes them on the 4.75 inch gauge track.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Phillip Bell on his 1.5 inch scale, 4.75 inch gauge C&S loco.  HALS SWLS 2009Photo: Phillip Bell with his narrow gauge train.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Doug Gillory on Texas Grand Trunck 2-6-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Paul King.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Pete Green.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Donna Green.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Gil Freitag supervises Ed Rains who is working on Gil's loco.  HALS SWLS 2009Photo: Virginia Freitag.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Paul King, oiling around.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Paul King, oiling around.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Pete and Donna Green.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Phillip Bell and Doug Blodgett had just finished a bit of track work on the 4.75 inch gauge track.  HALS SWLS 2009Photo: Paul King, Michael Taylor, and Janet King.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Doug Blodgett and Phillip Bell working on the 4.75 inch gauge track.  HALS SWLS 2009Photo: Doug Blodgett and Phillip Bell leveling the 4.75 inch gauge track.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Pete Green training Donna Green on UP 9449.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: David James.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Donna Green is being trained by Pete Green to run UP 9449.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Bill Laird on Texas State Railroad 7.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Linda Laird, Will and Milton Chorley.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: BNSF 7695 is being pushed by the other two locos.  BNSF 7601 is a slug.   HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: BNSF 7601 (slug) and BNSF 7687 (master) with Scott Weatherford, owner operator.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: BNSF 7687, Scott Weatherford, and Thomas Williams.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Brian Campopiano wiht BNSF 2008.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Janet and Paul King.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Rick Pike and David Hannah on  BNSF 9944.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Scott Weatherford and his BNSF diesels.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Kari Wirth on Simpson 2-6-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Pete Guy and Pete Green.  Mary Rains loco.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Doug Gillory.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Kari Wirth with Simpson 2-6-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Bill Laird and TRR 7.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Gil Freitag.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Carolyn Balkum and Becky Enders.    HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Rick Pike and David Hannah on BNSF 9944 at Sweetwater.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Mary Rains.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Ed and Mary Rains.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Janet King, granddaughter, and Paul King.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Paul King.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Janet King and granddaughter.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Paul King's nephew (photographer) and significant other.   HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Nick Hitzfelder and Paul King at Lakeside Junction.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Cathy and Richard Osborn.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Doug Gillory and Carolyn Balkum.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Kari Wirth on Simpson 2-6-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Richard Osborn at Black's Crossing.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Richard Osborn at Caliente.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Photo: Photo: Charles Williams and Gil Freitag.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Richard Day (standing), Charles Williams and Gil Freitag at Caliente.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Kaili Wirth.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Kari Wirth at Cabin Creek.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0522Photo: Phillip Bell's T&P 1001.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Will and Milton Chorley with Nick Hitzfelder.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Will and Milton Chorley with Nick Hitzfelder.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: James Hitzfelder, Gary McCoy, and Richard Osborn.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: James Hitzfelder, Gary McCoy, and Richard Osborn.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Jerry and Mary Lou Schoenberg   HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Bob Sanford.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kaili Wirth and family members.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kaili Wirth and family members.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Ralph Williams with his week old loco, looking bright and proud.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Ralph Williams with his week old loco looking bright and proud.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Photo: Bob Sanford.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Pacific 1060.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Ben Benda and Doug Blodgett on Doug's 2-6-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Bob Sanford.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Michael KennedyPhoto: Virginia and Gil Freitag with Gary Brothers and his train behind them.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Virginia FreitagPhoto: Jack Haskins and Chris Schieck talking.  HALS SWLS Meet 2009Photo: Jack Haskins and Chris Schieck look at Jack's GP 7.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Phillip Bell with his narrow gauge train.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Virginia Freitag and Lisa Cash.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Virginia Freitag and Lisa Cash at Cabin Creek.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kaili Wirth and family.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Pacific 1060.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Pacific 1060 at Cabin Creek.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Phillip Bell and his narrow gauge train.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Phillip Bell on C&S 22, a narrow gauge 1.5 inch scale loco on 4.75 inch gauge track.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Ralph Williams with his week old loco with bright and proud colors.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Ralph Williams with his new loco in bright, proud colors.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kaili Wirth and family.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Janet and Paul King with family members.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Paul and Janet King with family members.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Ralph Williams with his new loco with bright, proud colors.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Larry Bailey with BNSF 2008 at Cabin Creek.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Virginia Freitag and Lisa Cash.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Larry Bailey on BNSF 2008 with Brian Capopiano's new box car.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Paul and Janet King and family members.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kaili Wirth and family members at Cabin Creek.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Pacific 1060.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kaili Wirth at Cabin Creek.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Mary Rains at Caliente.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Pacific 1060 at left with Ben and Patty Benda on Doug Gillory's 2-6-0 at right.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Pacific 1060 at Caliente.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Paul King on his MKT 575.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Patty and Ben Benda.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Doug and Pat Gillory.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Virginia Freitag, Pete Guy, and Gil Freitag.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Doug and Pat Gillory.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Nick Hitzfelder.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Doug Blodgett and Bill Howe.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kaili Wirth at Sweetwater.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Narrow Gauge under radio control on the G gauge track.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Brian Campopiano, David Hannah,  and Gail Campopiano.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: David Hannah and Brian Campopiano.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Gail Campopiano, David Hannah, and Brian Campopiano.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Rick White and Kaili Wirth at Sumrall.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Storm cloudsPhoto: Pacific 1060 at Sand Springs.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Narrow Gauge train on G gauge.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Gary and Letha McCoy's tractor seats on railroad cars.Photo: Doug and Pat Gillory.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Bill Laird.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Club LocoPhoto: Jim Cash with UP 9449, a HALS Club Loco.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Bill Laird with TRR 7Photo: Tripple header, Roy Tomlin, Ken Rhodes, and Nick Hitzfelder.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Roy Tomlin, Ken Rhodes, and Nick Hitzfelder.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kari Wirth adding Simpson 2-6-0 to the tripple header.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Quadruple header at Cabin Creek.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kari Wirth, Roy Tomlin, Ken Rhodes, and Nick Hitzfelder at Cabin Creek.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Jim Cash on UP 9449.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Scott Weatherford and his BNSF locos and ATSF box car he sold to Brian Campopiano.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: James Hitzfelder on Ken Rhodes 2 spot 0-4-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Quadruple header steam meets tripple headed diesel.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kari Wirth, Roy Tomlin, Ken Rhodes, and Nick Hitzfelder.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: James Hitzfelder on Ken Rhodes 2 Spot 0-4-0 at Black's Crossing.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: James Hitzfelder with Ken Rhodes 2 Spot 0-4-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Ken Rhodes on Roy Tomlin's 2-6-2, Kari Wirth on Simpson 2-6-0, Roy Tomlin, and Nick Hitzfelder.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Ken Rhodes, Kari Wirth, Roy Tomlin, and Nick Hitzfelder.  Three coal burners plus one propane burner.  All four locos with different wheel arrangements.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Ken Rhodes on Roy Tomlin's 2-6-2.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kari Wirth on Simpson 2-6-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Roy Tomlin on his 2-4-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Nick Hitzfelder on the Hitzfelder 2-8-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Gil Freitag and Mary Rains.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kaili Wirth.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Marge Leventon.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Jim Cash.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Jerry Schoenberg.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Mary Lou Schoenberg.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Ed Rains.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Bob Sanford.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Scott Weatherford and his tripple header.  Gil Freitag and his son-in-law in back ground.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Scott Weatherford and Pete Green.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Mary Lou Schoenberg, Monterey White, and Marge Leventon.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Paul King, family, Janet King, and granddaughter.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Bob Sanford - electric passes steam.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Kaili Wirth.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Paul and Janet King.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Quad header:  Ken Rhodes, Kari Wirth, Roy Tomlin, and Nick Hitzfelder.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Paul and Janet King and family.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Bob Sanford and Granddaughter.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: George Leventon's AU 72.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Pau DeVerter, charter HALS member.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Doug Blodgett and Phillip Bell with Phillip's 1.5 inch scale, 4.75 inch gauge train.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Doug Blodgett on Phillip Bell's C&S 22, a narrow gauge 2-6-0.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Richard Osborn's loco with guest operators.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Ken Rhodes (on point), Kari Wirth, Roy Tomlin, and Nick Hitzfelder.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Ken Rhodes (on point), Kari Wirth, Roy Tomlin, and James Hitzfelder.  HALS-SLWS 2009-0523Photo: Michael Scherpenberg on his Personal Rail Vehicle and Paul King at Cabin Creek.   HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Paul King at Cabin Creek.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Pete Green fixing a point that wants to lay over.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Freitag son-in-law, Virgina Freitag, Mary Lou and Jerry Schoenberg.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Mary Lou and Jerry Schoenberg.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Freitag son-in-law and Virginia Freitag.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Mary Lou and Jerry Schoenberg.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Jim Cash.  It has been a long week.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Jim Cash and Donna Green.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Ed Rains and Richard Day with Texas North Shore 512.    HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Phillip Bell and his narrow gauge train.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Paul DeVerter (he wrote the book on the Houston North Shore) on Houston North Shore 512 that Richard Day (at right) decorated and made lettering.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Doug Gillory and Ben Benda discuss Texas Grand Trunk.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Marge and George Leventon.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Carroll Enders with his electric drive DD 40.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Carroll Enders with is DD-40 in electric drive.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Paul DeVerter, Richard Day, and Ron Pasley discussing Houston North Shore 512.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Chris Schieck.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Jerry Schoenberg with PRR 9175.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Bob Sandford with his great granddaughter and granddaughter.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Ben Benda and Doug Gillory on Doug's 2-6-0.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: George and Marge Leventon and Chirs Schieck.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Marge and George Leventon with Chris Schieck.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Brian Campopiano with BNSF 2008 and his new ATSF box car.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Scott Weaterford with his tripple header.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Scott Weatherford and his tripple header.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Scott Weatherford and his tripple header.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Ralph Williams brand new, brightly and proudly painted GP-38.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Bob Sanford.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Freitag family.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Freitag family.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Ben Benda on Texas Grand Trunk 2-6-0 at Cabin Creek.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Ralph Williams new GP-38.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Richard Day and Jerry Schoenberg on PRR 9175.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Cambell's tank car by Scott Weatherford.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: N&W Covered Hopper by Scott Weatherford.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Brian Campopiano (standing) and Larry Bailey (egineer) with their BNSF 2008.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Freitag family.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Richard Day and Jerry Schoenberg with PRR 9175.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523Photo: Ralph Williams GP-38.  HALS - SWLS 2009-0523