The sky opens up for a brief minute and illuminates the WSOR Santa Train, backing up for a dramatic runby past the spectators and families waiting by the depot as it leaves town. A nice touch by ... (more)
The WSOR Santa Train led by Soo Line 1003 and featuring a specially painted boxcar returns to Janesville after display in Edgerton, WI. The train has just passed the YL board at Milton Jct. For ... (more)
The last runby of our trip. Next stop for our group was O'Hare for flight home. Thanks to all involved for making the trip so enjoyable.
#1003 runs across the causeway on the northern edge of Fox Lake with the SLST photo freight. The sun is making a determined, if ultimately unsuccessful, effort to appear.
#1003 makes its first move after the overnight pause in Fairwater. It's drawing forward over the grade crossing and will set back into the siding nearest the camera to collect additional cars for ... (more)
Soo Line 1003 hides behind a flatcar load of "new" 1950 Allis Chalmers tractors, waiting for another day of photo runbys. The 1003 is running on the WSOR for a UK tour.
Soo Line 1003 glides past a pond at McKinley Beach Park. The 1003 is running on the WSOR for a UK tour.
Soo Line 1003 makes a steamy departure from Fairwater. The 1003 is running on the WSOR for a UK tour.
Soo Line 1003 was running on a photo charther for a group from the UK. Hre a family waves on as the train makes a run by.
Soo Line 1003 2-8-2 heads out of Brandon, WI after a quick stop.
Soo Line 1003 2-8-2 passes through Burnett.
The Soo Line 1003 puts on a show as it slows to a stop in Brandon, Wisconsin. Here the train will take on water before continuing south with this year's Santa Train.
I'm pretty sure the entire town of Plymouth came out for Wisconsin and Southern's 2007 Santa Claus Train.