Iowa Pacific Varsity Train?

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Iowa Pacific Varsity Train?

Postby John151 » Sun Nov 06, 2016 8:02 pm

While stopped at a RR crossing today (Nov 6, 2016) near Genoa City, WI , we saw a train pass that looked a lot like the picture linked below. These are the tracks that originate at Union Station in Chicago, go through FoxLake, IL and Walworth, WI. There were several rail fans taking pictures as the trained passed by.

I searched the internet, but could not find any thing on today's train, other than this train ran from Chicago to Madison in Oct 2014, and a steam version made the run in June 2016. Does anyone have info about this train?

http://www.railpictures.net/images/d2/2/6/3/7263.1409017081.jpg
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Re: Iowa Pacific Varsity Train?

Postby JamesT4 » Wed Nov 09, 2016 7:51 am

John151 wrote:While stopped at a RR crossing today (Nov 6, 2016) near Genoa City, WI , we saw a train pass that looked a lot like the picture linked below. These are the tracks that originate at Union Station in Chicago, go through FoxLake, IL and Walworth, WI. There were several rail fans taking pictures as the trained passed by.

I searched the internet, but could not find any thing on today's train, other than this train ran from Chicago to Madison in Oct 2014, and a steam version made the run in June 2016. Does anyone have info about this train?

http://www.railpictures.net/images/d2/2/6/3/7263.1409017081.jpg


The train you seen you seen deadheadng from Bensenville to Middleton, WI in the suburs of Madsion to run Polar Express christmas trains from Middleton, WI on the Wisconsin & Southern trackage. https://www.middletonpolarexpressride.com
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Re: Iowa Pacific Varsity Train?

Postby Anthony » Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:52 pm

They really need to run the Varsity trips annually just like the Polar Express trips in Middleton.
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