Calhoun Trip to Oshkosh By Gosh August 2011 travel blog

Illinois Train Museum

Part of my trolley ride

One of several huge buildings on the grounds holding trains

Rows and rows and rows of trains


Day #2 in Illinois going on schedule. Cindy & Gin are in for the day, and Ed heard about a train museum about a mile up the road. I get on yea old bike and start out. 3 miles later I find a pretty nifty train museum. Touted as the largest train museum in the USA, after spending about 3 hours on the grounds, a trolley ride, lunch and touring the buildings, I think it ranks as one of the best I've seen. The museum has over 500 pieces of rolling stock in great shape and a lot of it stored inside.

I make it back about 3 PM, take a dip in the KOA non-heated pool and in for a nap. We are heading to Chicago tomorrow - Thursday - check into a hotel and go to our convention on Friday. Thursday we are going downtown Chicago for a look see.



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