May 3-11, 2017: History Train


All aboard for our 6th history-themed private rail journey. Join fellow Friends of WILL for this tour as we travel south to Texas and Louisiana. We include guided sightseeing and museum visits of historic sites along the way.

Stopping in San Antonio, New Orleans and Chicago, historic sites and stops include: The Alamo, the National Pacific War Museum, Plaza of the Presidents, National WWII Museum, the French Quarter, Destrehan Plantation, Civil War Museum at Confederate Hall, Museum of Science & Industry, Texas Transportation Rail Museum, “Nimitz Museum,” LBJ Ranch, and more.

Travel with us in style this spring as we celebrate the golden age of trains aboard private, restored train cars from the 1950s.

For more information, call Danda Beard at 217-333-7300.

To make your reservation, call tour coordinator Judy McElfresh at 217 422-5002 or email

Get the full itinerary below.

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