The MILW 261 Excursion train passes over a small bridge just north of Gaylord, MN
With a Twin Cities and Western GP38-2 pulling back, Milwaukee Road 261 pushes eastward back to Minneapolis a bit west of Gaylord.
No. 261 is on ex-Minneapolis & St. Louis trackage heading for Winthrop, Minn.,with a fall colors excursion run.
Milwaukee 261 on the 2016 Fall Foliage Special rolls thru the small hamlet of Gaylord on this ex-M&St.L line.
Chugging along the frigid expanses of rural Minnesota, a little CAT powered Geep handles two reefers, a coil car, and a healthy string of ethanol along the Minnesota Prairie Line.
With seconds to spare, the MPLI local sees the last rays of light for the remainder of their trip to Norwood/Young America. They have a boxcar, buffer, and 24 loads of ethanol from Winthrop, MN i... (more)