Passenger Train Historical Society

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Tuesday, 08 November 2011 22:56

Passenger Train Historical Society’s

2012 Spring Picnic

Held at the

Illinois Railway Museum

Union, IL

June 8-10, 2012

Activities to include:

  • Passenger Car and Locomotive Photographs, slide shows on Friday evening
  • Ride and visit the historical cars, exhibits and displays of passenger train history at the Illinois Railway Museum
  • Picnic lunch Saturday afternoon on the Museum grounds
  • Museum mainline action with RPO train and trains passing adjacent to the picnic site
  • Field trip to the BNSF mainline near Naperville, IL for trackside view of the arrivals of Metra commuter trains and Amtrak Southwest Chief’s #3 & 4 and California Zephyr’s #5 & 6 trip is via car pool on Saturday afternoon  (activity depends on weather and participation)
  • St. Charles, IL Railroadiana show on Sunday afternoon
  • Historic discussions about trains and passenger car
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