It's a frigid day as the SOO 1003 gets a highball into the town of Hartford for the Christmas parade
Under cloudy skys, the Sata Train follows a 399 job toward Battle Creek Yard.
Crew parks the Santa Train at the base of CN West Tower and preps for the visitors.
Held up by Train 399, Santa west gets the green at CN Lacy and head through Bellevue.
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.
The 2008 version of the Norfolk Southern holiday train departs as Mrs. Claus and off duty train crew wave.
Santa rides w/ the children in the caboose. The unit is ex- US Army 1231.