The train continues southwest to it's final destination in Winthrop. It's crazy to see 6 axle behemoths like this on the line, let alone 261 the week before!
A CSX Dash 9 takes this oil train onto the Minnesota Prairie Line soon to enter the small town of Hamburg on this muggy summer evening.
A 1/15 sec zoom pan reveals the MILW 261 Excursion train finishing up it's second runby in Hamburg, MN
The 2nd of 2 photo runbys in Hamburg, MN. Some photographers weren't happy with the first because not much smoke was let out of the engine, the 2nd one however left a black cloud hovering over the... (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)
First of two runbys on this rare mileage excursion.
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)