2001 Southwestern Convention Meeting

The color guard prepares to present the flags during the SWCM opening ceremony.

Members fill up their plates at the buffet-style lunch.

From left: International President Don M. Hahs and SWCM Organization Chairman Rodney Stutes.

From left: GIA International President Onita Wayland and GIA Immediate Past President Ruth E. Pillman-Windham.

Seated, from left: Joe Monroe, Division 910 (Beaumont, Texas); and Les Jeanlouis, Local Chairman of Division 366 (Houston). Standing, from left: Raymond Holmes, Vice-President & U.S. National Legislative Representative; and Gil Gore, UP-Southern Region General Chairman.

Brother Joe Monroe, Division 910, with his wife, Marie, during the SWCM banquet.

A representative of Burlington Northern-Santa Fe demonstrates for engineers one of the railroad's locomotive cab simulators, one of many simulators used in the field to assist in the training of locomotive engineers.

From left: GIA International First Vice-President & U.S. National Legislative Representative Becky Schneider; Division 192 (El Paso, Texas) Legislative Representative Larry Schneider; and Division 530 (Commerce, Texas) Secretary-Treasurer Terry Briggs.

Members look for a vacant seat in the crowded dining area during the SWCM luncheon. The 66th annual SWCM took place September 9-14 at the Double Tree Hotel at Corporate Woods in Overland Park, Kan.

From left: Raymond A. Holmes, Vice-President & U.S. National Legislative Representative; Mickey Gage, Missouri State Legislative Board Chairman; and C.E. Way, Illinois State Legislative Board Chairman.



2001 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers