Snow is falling as Milwaukee Road 261 prepares to depart St. Paul Union Depot.
Fireman Jim DeRocher aboard Milwaukee Road 261
Milwaukee 261 steams on the grounds of the St. Paul Union Depot during its annual "North Pole Express" runs.
Steamtown's new visitor center opening day, with the 261 being prepared to pull the 1995 NRHS convention special out of town, as No. 3254 simmers on an adjacent track. It was about 90 degrees F.,... (more)
Friends of the 261 put on two photo runbys at Hamburg on a picture perfect Sunday morning with the MILW 261 pulling 14 vintage cars on this Fall Foliage Special. Hamburg dates back to 1881 when t... (more)
Time for a facelift. Before MILW 261 became the star of the Midwest, she was at the Green Bay RR Museum. She certainly looks better now than when this photo was taken in June of 1983.
Some rare miles are about to click under the wheels of #261 as they head towards Winthrop.
First of two runbys on this rare mileage excursion.
The MILW 261 on the old Milwaukee Road for a fall excursion, looking every bit of classic Hiawatha as the train passes through the town of Cologne.
Autumn Tint was quite nice here.
Yes, it's cliche, but I wanted at least one picture of the 261 with my family in it. I don't know if any of my children will hold on to an interest in trains as passionately as I have, but for no... (more)