Santa Trains 2016
Photos by Greg Elems & Michael Clawson



Photos from 2016 Santa Trains

Santa Trains 2016 - photo by Greg Elems


25th Anniversary - photo by Greg Elems


Friday December 2nd - photo by Greg Elems


Friday December 2nd - photo by Greg Elems


Friday December 2nd - photo by Greg Elems


Friday December 2nd - photo by Greg Elems


Engineer Loren Ross Friday December 2nd - photo by Greg Elems


Dusk Saturday December 3rd - photo by Greg Elems


Santa Train lights reflect off the stainless steel sides of WP805-A on the Saturday night run. - photo by Greg Elems


Saturday December 3rd - photo by Greg Elems


Saturday December 3rd - photo by Greg Elems


Santa And Lil' Lulu Saturday December 3rd - photo by Greg Elems


Friday, December 9 - Train air tested and waiting for first run of the evening. - photo by Greg Elems


WPRM-Santa-Train---25th-Anniversary - photo by Michael Clawson


WPRM-Santa-Train---25th-Anniversary - photo by Michael Clawson


WPRM-Santa-Train---25th-Anniversary - photo by Michael Clawson


WPRM-Santa-Train---25th-Anniversary - photo by Michael Clawson


WPRM-Santa-Train---25th-Anniversary - photo by Michael Clawson


Friday, December 9 - Conductor Charlie Spikes on rear platform. - photo by Greg Elems


Friday, December 9, 2016 6:43 PM - photo by Greg Elems


Saturday December 17, 2016 - Mirror shot of the first train of the night before dark. - photo by Greg Elems


Saturday December 17, 2016 - Mirror shot of the first train of the night before dark. - photo by Greg Elems


Saturday December 17, 2016 - Family heading to the DRGW 01414 - photo by Greg Elems


Saturday December 17, 2016 - Sunset on the shop windows - photo by Greg Elems


Saturday December 17, 2016 - Coal smoke from the DRGW 01414 - photo by Greg Elems


Santa Train 2016 Poster


Opening night train crew:  Loren Ross was our engineer, David Epling was our fireman.  Bart Hansen was our conductor.

Saturday December 3 crew included Craig Simmons as fireman, Charlie Spikes as engineer, Loren Ross was conductor.  Fred Elenbass was a car attendant and Steve Habeck's son in law was a car attendant along with Burr Wilson.  We had some high school girls working as car hostesses.  Eddie (Gizmo) Powell and Bart Hansen worked on the crew also.  David Epling, Steve Habeck and Steven Parry were crossing guards.  Other museum volunteers included Eddie Powell and Bart Hansen.

Friday, December 9th Crew:  Charlie Spikes was the conductor.  David Epling engineer. Bart Hansen fireman.  Loren Ross safety supervisor, crossing guard.

Saturday December 17th - Charlie Spikes was the engineer, Fred Elenbass was the fireman and Loren Ross was the conductor.  Eddie Powell was car attendant and stove monitor. David Elems was 01414 stove monitor and general trouble shooter.  Steve Habeck was crossing monitor and trouble shooter.  Ethan Doty and Ali were in the baggage car helping.  We had 155 cars and ran an extra caboose train after the 8 pm run due to people there to ride.

Page last updated:  Sun Feb 26 09:55:07 PST 2017