The massive ALCO 2-8-2 steam locomotive leaves the local children in owe as it pulls the Santa special through town.
The Iron Horse makes it's way through another rural town on it's voyage back home.
SOO Line 1003, an ALCO 2-8-2 Steam Locomotive, makes it's way past a CN no trespassing sign. This line was originally built by the Milwaukee Road.
Nothing like Steam and Snow.
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SOO Line number 1003 pulls away from Adell, WI after a quick crew change.
After a quick crew change, the new crew of the WSOR Santa Special gives the locals a little show before leaving town.
A snowy day helped add to the excitement and composition of WSOR's Santa Special which was led by SOO Line number 1003
This ALCO 2-8-2 steam locomotivewhich was built as SOO LINE 1003 returns to an ex Milwaukee Road Line to run a Wisconsin and Southern Santa train special.
The Santa Special is rolling by the Bartonsville covered bridge.
The CN-IC Santa Special arrives in Gibson City with great anticipation!
Santa arrives at the Southeastern Railway Museum in classic style
The Reindeer are resting for the big night so Santa simply borrowed SOO #1003 for his train. By the looks of the clouds you could expect some snow, no such luck.
The Santa Special steams out of Brandon with three cars in tow.
Several days before Christmas, Santa pays a visit to the South Branch.
In stoplight formation (green, yellow,red) S2 #75 brings Santa Claus and alot of happy children into the station at Titusville.