Seen from the cab of Monticello Railway Museum's Canadian National MLW FPA4, NS Illinois Division Santa Train waits as passengers deboard after the first run Sunday. Framed in the window, a CSXT ... (more)
NS Illinois Division Santa Train rolls eastward on its return flip to Decatur, on Sunday's first run. Steve Smedley photo
The Santa Train rolls through town just as the sun decided to make an appearance.
On a day that was dominated by clouds, the NS Santa Train finds a pocket of sunshine at Wabic Junction in Decatur. The old coaling tower still stands in the background.
Pioneer Railcorp mechanic Nick Troutman, who could be considered a caretaker of the railroads classic Funits, fixes a loose connection on the lit Holiday Wreath on the nose of 1752, as children te... (more)
The railfans are out in force, on a windy and cold Saturday as Keokuk Junction's spotless set of F units and repainted caboose PREX 3 roll west towards the next stop on the KJRY Santa Train, of B... (more)
Keokuk Junction's spotless set of F units stand with repainted caboose PREX 3 at Cuba, Illinois on December 6, 2014. Children are telling Santa wishes, while engineer Tom Black waits to depart fo... (more)
Taken with Permission. The CN Santa train arrives at CN Flat Rock Yard in Flat Rock Michigan. Here we see the kid of conductor posing for the camera.
SP&S 700 and train back across the Seattle Sub on the middle lead in Vancouver, WA, 12/21/13.
CN 5444 leads the Illinois Central Santa train southbound on the Gilman Sub on a brisk morning at 45 miles an hour in early December. The cab is packed full of railroad employees and their kids, ... (more)
The annual CSAO Browns Yard Santa Train crawls across the low trestle across a frozen Lake Manapalan.
The annual CSAO Browns Yard Santa Train rolls into Freehold, NJ as a mother and daughter wave to Santa.
The engineer of CNIC's Santa Train works power out of Gibson City, with the carbon build up in Illinois Central E9 101 wafting back along the train as it heads for its next stop in Melvin, Saturda... (more)
With another successful Christmas train under it's belt the 2012 Christmas train has just pulled up to the shops to mark the end of a fun but wet day.
These tracks are gone and the ore dock on the far left is in the process of being removed. CN now serves the few remaining Ashland customers on an as-needed basis.