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A Christmas Eve to remember! The weather forecasters didn't predict a white xmas for us here in Mendota,  or at least until it began to fall. When the evening began, the snow started to fly, and what a difference it made in my mood. I was especially happy for the kids everywhere who witnessed the beautiful sight.
  I thought it would be a good opportunity to do some night time photography around the depot. I braved the elements to bring you these pictures of Christmas Eve 2002.   Ray Tutaj Jr.

Mendota Union Depot/Museum with Milw Rd car
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1936 Milwaukee Road Combine Car
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Lettering to be added in Spring 03

2003 will mark Mendota's 150th birthday!
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Walking in a Winter Wonderland.
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Breaking of the Prairie Museum
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Amtrak 347 leaves the station in Mendota.
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Photo taken on Jan 4th 2003 by Ray Tutaj Jr.

Amtrak's Illinois Zephyr 347
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Just as this train cleared, Amtrak appeared
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The ex IC freight hse in Mendota. 2003
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The oldest brick structure in Mendota. 150yrs old

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