Wabash 1189 leads the Santa Train out of Decatur.
Photographer unknown. Image scanned from a slide that was purchased at a Chicagoland train show in the mid 1970s. The scene appears to be from the early to mid 1960s era, but the state being Illin... (more)
Photographer unknown. Image scanned from a slide that was purchased at a Chicagoland train show in the mid 1970s. The scene appears to be from the early to mid 1960s era.
The 2017 NS Holiday Train prepares to depart Wabic Junction with the usual classic consist of Wabash 1189 and CN 6789.
Wabash 1189 passes MP 387 on the Springfield-Hannibal District, a location it's likely passed many times in its 65+ year career.
Wabash 1189 disturbs the quiet town of Niantic as it barrels by the grain elevator with the 2017 NS Holiday Train.
Built for the National de Mexico railway, Alco C424 #B906, along six sister units, was delivered instead to the Wabash, which was short on power. A road crew and a couple of hostlers, with whom I ... (more)
Wabash 1189 gets ready to depart Brush Yard with another round trip of the annual holiday train in Decatur Illinois
Wabash EMD F7(A) 922 with GP7 474, and CB&Q (Burlington Route) GP7 208 at Peru, Illinois. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer listed on slide.
Wabash EMD GP35s numbered 540-547.
Wabash F7 1189 holds next to the old Wabash coal chute in Decatur with the 2017 NS Santa Train.
Wabash 1189 and CN 6789 accelerate out of Decatur with the Norfolk Southern's Illinois Division Santa Train.
The NS Santa Train heads west thru Niantic, IL.
The NS Santa Train heads west in the last light of day.
Wabash F7 1189 leads the NS Santa Train west out of Decatur. For one weekend each December, this classic unit leaves its home at the Monticello Railway Museum and does 4-5 trips each day between D... (more)