Milwaukee Road #261 makes good time shuttling 9 gondolas to interchange with the Twin Cities and Western in Buffalo Lake, MN. Once a two track main, the line is now single and sees mostly TC&W t... (more)
Fare thee well, Hiawatha... fare thee well. A special thanks to Steve Sandburg and crew for keeping the essence of the Milwaukee Road alive. A favorite from the excursion sponsored by Lerro Prod... (more)
Milwaukee Road #261 leads a consist of gondolas Westbound for the TC&W. We needed freight, they needed the gondolas moved - a side profile shot with "rods up" for those who like it as David P. Mo... (more)
A farmer in Minnesota takes a break to watch the Hiawatha charge past. Part of a Lerro Productions photo charter. Look for MILW #261 to return to service later this year, with excursions to foll... (more)
Milwaukee Road #261 and a solid consist of Hiawatha cars makes it's way West through the farmlands of the Midwest on a beautiful sunny day in May. Special thanks to Steve Sandburg and crew, as we... (more)
Milwaukee Road Hiawatha: Highball Westbound!
MILWAUKEE ROAD #261 WILL RUN AGAIN! Earlier this month (May of 2010) the “Friends” Board of Directors approved the purchase of Milwaukee Road No. 261 from the National Railroad Museum of ... (more)
The good 'ole days of steam, featuring Milwaukee Road #261!
I have it on good authority that this engine, now undergoing restoration, may be under steam (again) by year's end. Keep y... (more)
Just another day in 1954 as Milwaukee Road #261 clears the cross bucks with a freight at Jet Avenue, in Glencoe, Minnesota - compliments of Mr Peabody, Sherman and Pete Lerro. Yes... one more #26... (more)
Just another day, once upon a time in the Midwest... Photo taken during a 2˝ day Lerro Production charter.
With only seconds to spare, the window presented itself with a clear view of the drivers and the rods down in this *** Triple Header Pace *** photo featuring (2) former Jito... (more)
Some people would call this a B&W, I see much more then that! Part of my Railroad: Milwaukee RoadLocomotive: Steam 4-8-4Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: MILW 261Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 09, 2008
This must be "Perfect", the town that Walgreens says doesn't really exist. Milwaukee #261 put on quite a show for patrons of Pete's charter on the Twin Cities and Western, ex-Milwaukee main.
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.