Snow TrainTM Photos

DOWNLOADABLE TEXT NEWS RELEASE: Snow Train 2015 (Word Document)

DOWNLOADABLE PHOTOS: Color photo files are RGB (need to convert to CMYK TIFF for 4-color printing) JPG format (highest quality setting), 300 dpi.

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Images from Snow Train 2013 (February 2013). Photo credit: Jeffrey Lentz
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Images from Snow Train 2011 (February 2011). Photo credit: Louis Sobolewski

Images from earlier Snow Train events (2010 & before). Photo credit: Mid-Continent Railway Museum

A table setting in Soo Line diner-lounge #2017 is ready for dinner service during Snow Train. The museum uses real china and silverware to serve authentic railroad recipes.

A view from the cab of the museum's diesel locomotive provides a front-seat view of the beautiful snowy Sauk County countryside.

Mid-Continent's volunteer niformed waitstaff serve patrons an assortment of Wisconsin cheeses and sausage, hot cocktail meatballs, and an elegant dessert tray for truly "First-Class" service during Snow Train weekend.

Interior of observation room onboard former C&NW business car #440 provides a relaxing and classy atmosphere for a "First-Class" ride on the rails during Mid-Continent's Snow Train weekend.

The museum's former Soo Line railroad diner-lounge car #2017 is used today for First-Class and dinner service at North Freedom, Wisconsin. This car was built in 1914 and for many years served on the Soo Line's Chicago to Minneapolis route.