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Snow Train at North Freedom. Photo from MCRHS collection. D&R #9 at the North Freedom depot, August 18, 1968. Photo from MCRHS collection. The Great Rotary Snow Plow (Actually Oregon Short Line #762), at the ready to tackle the deep drifts of the Rattlesnake Line during Snow Train 1985. Paul Swanson photo.
WC&C #1 leads an all-star varnish at Ulrich Road in 1988. Bill Buhrmaster photo. C&NW #1385 leads a long passenger special during Snow Train 1997. Bill Buhrmaster photo. Snow Train 1997 heads into the sunset. Bill Buhrmaster photo.
The freight house track is fully spotted in 1989. Bill Buhrmaster photo. M&StL #4570 was actually built for the Iowa Central back in 1901. Bill Buhrmaster photographed it on May 20, 1995, after restoration. C&NW #1385 in service during our first year at North Freedom: 1963. Russ Porter photo, from the collection of Jim Neubauer.
The museum was busy in August 1970 with WC&C #1 in service. Jim Neubauer photo. WC&C #1 steams through Devils Chair in October 1981. Jim Neubauer photo. WC&C #1 charges up the hill with a freight during Snow Train 1989. Jim Neubauer photo.