I (along with dozens of other railfans) made a day of chasing the train on May 16, 2009, catching it at Galena IL, Council Hill IL, Scales Mound IL, Warren IL, Freeport IL, Seward IL, and Rockford IL. Luckily there was a speed restriction of 35 MPH, so it was a relatively easy chase.
But how easy would it be to get the Ski Train to turn around?
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