Soo Line steam locomotive 1003 will appear near the METRA Galewood station in Chicago on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at 2:15 PM, ending a “Trek To Shriners Hospital For Children – Chicago”. At this no-charge event, the locomotive may be viewed and cabooses accompanying the locomotive may be toured by the public.
Please note, because of the age of the historic equipment, the train is NOT ADA compliant. Unfortunately, people in wheelchairs will not be able to board the equipment.
Donations may be made to SLHA with benefits going to both Shriners and SLHA. Please donate to SLHA (with 50% of proceeds to Shriners Hospital – Chicago), Mail to SLHA, Box 270594, Hartford, WI 53027.