After a lengthy delay, caused by the NS, the 101 smokes it up as it pulls Santa north past the old depot in downtown Gibson City.
IC 101 sits on one of the many tracks in the Wood Crest shops as CN 2600 is in for a total rebuild after its turbo blew up.
IC 101 finds a break in the clouds to soak up what little sunshine there was on this day while old glory flies in the distance.
The 2008 Homewood Railroad Heritage Day display equipment sits across from the station soaking in all the sunshine.
IC E9s 101 and 100, plus one business car, wait to be moved out of Homewood Yard for display during Homewood's Rail Heritage Day.
The Santa Train is about to push back to a track next to the employee parking lot, where a crowd of people has gathered to greet it. Two GT switchers along with an IC switcher share this cold and... (more)
An ice-covered Santa Train sits in the yard shortly after arriving from its snowy journey originating in Pontiac, MI. Following this scene, the train moved over several tracks to greet a waiting ... (more)
CN's Santa train passes by the historic farm elevator in Bellevue, MI., on the way to its next stop in Battle Creek. An overnight snowfall of 9 inches provided a wintry scene as the train created... (more)
CN-IC's Santa Special makes it approach into Gibson City on this cold December morning.
The Santa Train waits at its first stop - Gibson City, IL. Note the moon still high in the bright winter morning sky.
First stop of its 2006 we find the Illinois Central 101 in downtown Gibson City , Il
The CN Santa Train makes its first stop of the day at Gibson City.
IC 101 cruises past a vintage grain elevator in rural Illinois in route to Gibson City.
Pacing along the IC 101 and this years Santa train at a steady 55 mph...
IC 101 trails the Santa train's dead head move to Gibson City on this crisp Sat. morning...