The 2015 Spirit of St. Louis – Thanks to one and all!

Monday, October 5th, 2015 was the last day aboard the Spirit of St. Louis as the convention train headed home from St. Louis to Chicago.

The Spirit of St. Louis leaving West Quincy, MO heading for Chicago.

The Spirit of St. Louis passes Downers Grove, IL en route to Chicago along the former CB&Q.

The video above shows the 2015 AAPRCO Convention train, the Spirit of St. Louis arriving into Chicago.

Thanks to everyone who shared images and video from along the way. Also a thanks to everyone who made the trip possible including the host railroads, Amtrak, the AAPRCO staff, the individual private car owners and the passengers who rode the train. You all made this happen. From those of us who could not be there in person, everyone of you deserves our thanks!