Activities at the museum have centered around the POLAR EXPRESS trains and Doug Rundell has shared some photos from Saturday December 11th operations.
In an email to the Museum from Warrenville Park District, who charters two trains every year, the Park District complimented the Museum on this year's experience as being the best ever. Thanks to all of the volunteers, staff, and people behind the scenes for their efforts.
Here is the service crew for one car posing with the Conductor actor before the first trip.
Once underway the serving of hot chocolate and cookies begins.
Upon arrival at the North Pole (Castlemuir) Elf Rebecca assists Santa as he visits one car at a time.
Then jolly Mr. Claus himself addresses each and every child in the car.
Singer Ian drums up enthusiasm among the riders.
Guitarist Jonathan strums down the aisle as the crowd uses their own copies of the words to join in.