During the earth fest, there are train rides offered. This engine has a caboose that people load into for a short run north on the tracks
It's a Monon engine and a Nickle Plate caboose. Once it's full , the short trip starts.
This train comes out of Noblesville, a couple towns to the south . This is a museum train.
The cars actually say Indiana Transportation Museum on the sides. Some times this train comes to the Pizza Shack restaurant in Tipton. That's part of the train ride to stop and eat . Then everyone loads back on the cars and it goes back to Noblesville. They have holiday train trips. I have only rode the train out of South Bend into Chicago, with my daughter Kathy, for a weekend stay.. It's nice. We do not see many passenger trains in our area. Indianapolis used to have plenty of trains. They still have one that goes into Chicago. The authorities that are in charge , are thinking of shutting that service down. I hate seeing our railways being closed. Just raise the prices and keep the option., is what I feel they should do. We need our railways and I think we will need them even more in our futures. Do you ride trains? xo