Wednesday, July 14, 2004
Photos from left to right:
Wednesday morning and afternoon tour:
#1 is Marv Franz giving a talk at Hillyard; #2 is GN caboose X-176; #3 is interior of X-176; #4 is a terminal map of the Hauser, ID fueling station.
#1 is interior of fuel unloading dock; #2 is BNSF personnel explaining unloading process; #3 is maze of pipes; #4 is model/cross section of how fueling station is built.
#1 is fueling spot; #2 is how fuel line swivels; #3 is overall view of fueling dock; #4 is close up of sanding spot.
#1 are the two huge fuel tanks at Hauser; #2 is the Longhorn barbecue under a tent at the Spokane fairgrounds; #3 is a very appropriate license plate at the Ridpath!
Wednesday evening banquet:
#1 is President Larson opening the evening's festivities; #2 is the buffet line; #3 is folks listening to our banquet speaker; #4 is Henry Ewert talking about GN's "Third Main Line" (from Spokane to Vancouver via Molson).
#1 is Norm Priebe receiving Casey Adams award; #2 is group shot of Board Members; #3 is President Larson receiving his "GNRHS Directors' James J. Hill award"; #4 is Bill Sornsin showing Chris Tanner who just won that book (door prize).
#1 is Dave Durfee winning the Age Before Beauty framed print; #2 is Noel Holley winning the brass full length dome car (to be custom painted by Duane Buck); #3 is Cliff Salmon winning a two night stay at the Izaak Walton Inn; #4 is Steve Leach, Scott Tanner and Jim Larson with our huge 75th anniversary Empire Builder display (courtesy of Steve Leach, Amtrak and WSDOT).