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Wednesday, July 18, 2001 

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Wednesday began with our tour of St. Paul.  This included stops at the James J. Hill mansion, Minnesota Historical Society, Como Shops and model layout, MTM Jackson St. Roundhouse and St. Paul Union Depot (SPUD).  Photos from left to right are:

Photo 1 is St. Paul Union Depot; Photo 2 is Jack Hoover and his X757 drover coach at MTM; Photo 3 is GN 400 "Hustle Muscle" at MTM; Photo 4 is John Robinson's GN Freightliner truck at MTM and Photo 5 is the Empire Builder crossing Stone Arch Bridge on the O scale layout at Como Shops.

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Wednesday evening was the banquet festivities including prize drawings and awards.  Photo 6 is Phil Gjevre being awarded a GNRHS "Rocky's Award"; Photo 7 is GNRHS webmaster Lindsay Korst (Hey, that's me!...Thanks Guys!) getting a "Rocky's Award"; Photo 8 is John Robinson of MTM receiving a "Rocky's Award"; Photo 9 is Dave Durfee with his "Rocky's Award" and Photo 10 is Dan Mitchell winning a brass car in the drawing.