SMA photo album, 1 of 2

From left: BLET Vice President Steve Speagle; Vice President Paul Sorrow; National Secretary-Treasurer Bill Walpert; First Vice President Ed Rodzwicz; and National President Don Hahs.

Bettye Dollar, Treasurer of the Grand International Auxiliary (GIA), tells members and spouses attending the SMA about the "Mainline Cooking" cookbook available from the GIA.

Travis L. Reed served as chairman of the 79th annual SMA, which was held at the Marriott hotel in Chattanooga, Tenn. He received a lot of help and support from his wife and daughters.

In addition to leisure time activities, BLET regional meetings offer an abundance of educational workshops for the benefit of the membership. Here, BLET members pay close attention during one such educational workshop offered by the National Division during the SMA.

BLET members enjoyed a scenic dinner cruise aboard this sternwheeler. BLET members also visited the renowned Tennessee Aquarium (background) as part of their SMA experience.

BLET regional meetings offer members the opportunity to spend time with their families. Here, retired Vice President Paul Wingo and General Chairman Ray Wallace (Norfolk Southern-Southern Lines) enjoy time with their grandsons.

From left: BLET Vice Presidents Dale McPherson and Merle Geiger.





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