The Keokuk Junction Railway Santa Special pulls on to Cuba, IL just west of Canton, IL
The Keokuk Junction Railway Santa Special arrives in Breeds, IL.
The Keokuk Junction Railway Santa Special departs Canton
The 1:00pm Santa Special passes Hadlyme during the first snowfall of the season.
The 1:00pm Santa Special passes Railroad Ave. in Chester during the first snowfall of the season.
The 11:30 Santa Special approaches Dock Rd. in Chester during the first snowfall of the season.
A youngster gets a helping hand into the lead locomotive as the KJRY Santa Special makes its annual stop in Canton, Illinois.
The Keokuk Junction Santa Special is stopped at the ex-TPW depot at Canton so the kids can visit with Santa.
The cab of PREX FP9 1752 is decorated for the Santa Special with garland across the windows and Christmas lights powered by battery. The crew was offering cab tours during each stop.
Valley Railroad Mikado No 3025 pulls a North Pole Express northbound through Chester, Connecticut on a cold December night.
Valley Railroad Mikado No 3025 pulls a Santa Special back to Essex, Connecticut as they pass over the Old Deep River Road crossing in the Centerbrook section of Essex.
New Haven J-1A Mikado. The Valley Railroad's J-1A Mikado #3025 takes a holiday Santa Special across the little trestle spanning the Falls River in Centerbrook, Connecticut, just a few hundr... (more)
Checkin' the oil. Valley Railroad locomotive crew members perform a quick check of the lubrication system on the trailing truck of New Haven 3025 during a brief break between their daylight... (more)
Deep River Landing. The Valley Railroad's logo refers to the operation as "The Connecticut Valley Line", and the right-of-way does indeed follow the shoreline of the Connecticut River. Des... (more)
Crossing chilly Deep River Creek. Valley Railroad Engineer Ken Blandina takes New Haven 3025 and 8 heavyweight coaches north across the Deep River Creek bridge on a late afternoon Santa Spe... (more)