After stopping briefly in Hinckley for service the MILW 261 was once again on its way south. Here it comes around the sweeping curve just outside of Brook Park.
Sitting in Cedar Rapids is like taking a trip back in time, especially with a steam engine out the back window. The 261 has just lead another successful excursion and was spotted at the rear of t... (more)
For the National Train Day in Duluth, MN, Friends of the the MILW 261 brought the 261 up to Duluth on its 1st maiden revenue run after the 4 year rebuild. A night session was put together to shoot... (more)
Milwaukee 261 eases into Minnesota on its trip from Minneapolis to Duluth via Superior, Wisconsin.
A bay window BNSF caboose and switch crew protect the shove as 261 is wyed at Mikes Yard in western Duluth while the paper mill switch holds in the clear.
Milwaukee 261 steams patiently waiting to be wyed before heading south with its train to Minneapolis later in the day.
On a day that saw everything from wind, rain, driving snow, and full sun, Milwaukee Road 261 steams around the curve a Brook Park in the clouds.
Milwaukee Road 261 and Soo Line 2719 under steam near midnight in the museum yard. Lighting by Chris Guss.
261 steams past the ore docks in Duluth on its way towards the Lake Superior Railroad Museum.
The Milwaukee 261 crosses the Kettle River in Sandstone.
On a chilly and blustery spring day, 261's train is almost completely obscured by smoke as the beautiful 4-8-4 works uphill away from Cedar Creek on its first official excursion in nearly 4 years.... (more)
Steaming through Kenwood with a test train prior to its debut excursion on May 11th, 2013.
After being rebuilt, Milwaukee Road 261 is ready for a test run at Minneapolis Junction.
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.