Milwaukee Road 261 performs a photo run-by as part of the Gourment Express fall excursions. These PTC fundraiser trips were hosted on the former Milwaukee Road, now TC&W.
A 2x2 BNSF grain train heads west on the TCW after 261 did a couple runbys at Bongards.
The 1944 Milwaukee Road S3 is in charge of a Friends of the 261 Trip, which is performing the 1st of 2 photo run-bys on the TCWR Glencoe Sub. for a Fall Color Excursion out of Minneapolis Jct. to ... (more)
No. 261 shows off for the crowds at Bongards, Minnesota, on the TC&W. This was once the Milwaukee Road main line to the west coast.
A set of CP power for an ethanol train waits on the former Milwaukee Road transcon at Bongards MN.
Milwaukee Road 261 heads by a farm just outside of Bongards, MN as it heads west to Glencoe on the Ex Milwaukee Road Mainline during its test run after a 4 year rebuild.
Hitting the curve just like in days past? Ex Milwaukee main line. The Mars light is off for now, For a time it didn't have one and it covering that time.
With such a glorious sky and a magnificent plume, I decided low to the ground was the preferred angle this late Friday evening on the former Milwaukee main.
My best shot from the crossing at Bongards, showing the entire train. This was the deadhead move to position the train at Glencoe for the photo charter. Thanks to Lerro Productions.
Classic scene at Bongards.