My father, Dr. Richard D. Leonard (on platform with suitcase), waits to board the cab of GM&O E7 unit No. 100, lead locomotive of the Abraham Lincoln. According to a 1963 copy of The Official Guide, train No. 2 was scheduled to depart Bloomington at 11:51 a.m. after a six-minute stop for crew change and maintenance, as well as to discharge and take on passengers. Dad is wearing his overcoat; the trip was apparently made in cold weather, although the sun is casting shadows.