THE AVR WENT TO ST. CROIX FOR THEIR FALL MEET WITH TWO LOCOMOTIVES AND TEN CARS FROM SEPT. 25th to 30th AND HAD A GREAT TIME. MEMBERS FROM THE AVR WHERE BILL TAYLOR, MARY-LOU TAYLOR, LEN LaRUE, BARRY SOLOMON and RICHARD PERSIAN.
ALL PICTURES TAKEN BY BILL TAYLOR UNLESS NOTED.
TO SEE THE 2004 FALL MEET PICTURES CLICK HERE AND GO TO THE AVR MAIN PAGE AND CLICK ON 2004 ST. CROIX MEET
Bill takes a load of rock with 6109 to the St. Croix steaming bay during the fall 2002 meet. Photo by Mary-Lou Taylor
Tim the St. Croix Superintendent loads rock train #6109 with Bill of the AVR in a yellow poncho. Work on the St. Croix goes on rain or shine. Photo by Mary-Lou Taylor.
AVR President Bill Taylor takes kids for ride at St Croix. On Friday the meet was visited by children from a child care program. Tim asked us to take them for a ride. The AVR took them all for two rides and Chuck took them once around on his Northern. Picture by Len LaRue.
Len LaRue of the AVR is cleaning the new rock placed around the St.Croix steaming bay during the 2002 fall meet. Later Barry Solomon completed the wiring at the bays.
7.5 inch 608 at St. Croix.
A Canadian Pacific loco from south of the border.
A fine American style 1 inch loco.
A hard working 1 inch shay.
A pair of steamers on the 1 inch line.
A very small train at St. Croix
Action around the steaming bay at St. Croix.
Another fine Loco at St. Croix meet.
AVR train 6109 takes new cupboards to roundhouse.
AVR's 3001 and St. Croix's 51 taking on passengers.
Barry with his 1 inch locomotive.
Barry with his loco at St. Croix on the 1 inch line.
Bill loads the AVR's train 3001 at St. Croix.
Bill of the AVR checks out the Northern.
Chuck turning his Northern with AVR's 3001 ready to switch the UP cars.
Chuck's fine UP train heads under Twin Bridges.
Having fun on the 1 inch line at St. Croix.
Len loading the AVR's 6109 with 3001 next in line.
Len of the AVR loads train 3001 with the northern on the next track.
Lots of steam on the 1 inch line.
Passenger trains on the 1 inch line.
Rio Grand Southern on the 1 inch line.
Some of the 1000 visitors to the public day on Sunday at St. Croix.
Taking a loco for a walk on the raised track at St. Croix.
The 1 inch line at St. Croix is among the finest in North America.
The UP train heads into the station with Bill of AVR as conductor.
Trying to help move some of the 1000 visitors.
Tank Loco on trestle at St. Croix. Picture by Len LaRue.
JJ firing the Atlantic at St. Croix. Picture by Len LaRue.
UP 2856 after a hard day double heading with 500.
RETURN TO THE AVR HOME PAGE AND LOTS MORE PICTURES. of other clubs we have visited and more about the ASSINIBOINE VALLEY RAILWAY and check out our New Pacific. ALSO FIND THE LINK TO THE ST. CROIX FALL 2004 PICTURES
Page new on October 10th, 2002 by Bill Taylor of Winnipeg.