No. 261 is on ex-Minneapolis & St. Louis trackage heading for Winthrop, Minn.,with a fall colors excursion run.
No. 261 crosses the mighty Mississippi on the first leg of its day-long trip to Glencoe, Minnesota.
No. 261 hustles through rural Plato, Minnesota, on its way to Glencoe.
The 2016 Fall Foliage Special nears its destination of Winthrop. With no wye at Winthrop, a TC&W RR diesel will couple onto the rear end to pull it back east to the Twin Cities.
Milwaukee Road 261 is preparing to depart Minneapolis Junction for Chanhassen, Minn.
Milwaukee Road 261 backs down the engine house lead and will soon couple to its passenger train. The event was an evening dinner run on the Twin Cities & Western's ex-Milwaukee Road line that run... (more)
Milwaukee Road 261 is on home rails as it traverses the former Milwaukee Road main line to the Pacific Coast (now operated by short line Twin Cities & Western) with the first of two fall color exc... (more)
The merger with the Soo Line is only a few months away as MILW 202 (with some CN power) leads a westbound freight out of Milwaukee in May of 1985.
In a welcome change from the usual run to Duluth and back, 261 tip-toes down Twin Cities & Western's subdivision, the Minnesota Prairie Line. They'd make it as far as Winthrop, MN before being pul... (more)
I managed one shot without anyone else in it of the 261's time in Glencoe, MN. I enjoy seeing steam locomotives, but honestly chasing excursions is not my favorite part of the hobby. Still, mome... (more)
MILW 556, along with 705, rest at the Nahant, IA roundhouse in October of 1985.
Milwaukee 261 on the 2016 Fall Foliage Special rolls thru the small hamlet of Gaylord on this ex-M&St.L line.
Milwaukee 261 leads the Fall Foliage Special west of Augusta MN as it heads towards Winthrop on the MN Prairie Line.
MILW 261 leads the Fall Colors train south through Norwood Young America on the ex Minneapolis & St. Louis.
MILW 261 leads the Fall Colors train through Green Isle, MN on her way West along the ex Minneapolis & St. Louis.