After throwing the switch on the wye, 261 heads south on the Minnesota Prairie Line towards Winthrop.
Rounding the bend at Norwood Young America and onto the TCW line, Milwaukee Road 261 gets back up to speed with the days excursion train in tow
Some rare miles are about to click under the wheels of #261 as they head towards Winthrop.
The conductor is throwing the switch that will take No. 261 off of the former Milwaukee Road main and onto ex-Minneapolis & St. Louis trackage at Norwood.
MILW 261 leads the Fall Colors train south through Norwood Young America on the ex Minneapolis & St. Louis.
A little CAT pulls her train onto the TCW main at Norwood.
A couple enjoys the view as the 261 steams along the Twin Cities & Western west of Minneapolis.
Bearing down. The quiet of a Sunday afternoon on this Minnesota farm is shattered by the passage of the Olympian Hiawatha, led today by one of the Milwaukee Road's big S3 class North... (more)
Everyone run! A herd of cows run away from the steel giant roaring past their grazing area.
Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 261 makes up lost time through the Minnesota farmland as it blasts westward with a passenger train in the late 1940s. Actually, this was one of 53 runbys on Lerro Productions'... (more)