If you are a railroad enthusiast, you are invited to the annual Illinois Traction Society Meet. The society remembers the history of the Illinois Terminal Railroad, and this year’s event will be held in Decatur. The event organizer says there is plenty of interest to draw people from this area to the event.
Dale Jenkins, railroad researcher, tells The Big Z this will be their 30th anniversary meet.
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The tour will begin at 9am Saturday, April 30th. Jenkins says a deluxe elegant tour bus will follow a narrated, power-point tour of the IT’s Central Division between Springfield and Champaign. A meet and greet is scheduled for the night before. For more information call 217-423-4877, or click on the link: http://illinoistractionsociety.org