Deadhead move towards Glencoe. A cloud got the sun at the last second, but thanks to digital photography, the shot still came out OK.
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)
A Lerro Productions signature shot. Two crewmen oil the running gear while 4-8-4 261 cools its heels in the siding. Many thanks to the 261 crew for their patience and hard work that weekend.
261 on a Pete Lerro photo charter. 261 receives some servicing at Glencoe. Lighting provided by Lerro productions.
Pete Lerro's 261 charter on the TC&W provided all kinds of creative photo opportunities, but one of my favorites was this Lucius Beebe style high speed runby type of wedgie, which shows the big 4-... (more)
The passengers in the tail car get a last look at Glencoe as 261 leaves town.
A vintage car stops to admire a vintage locomotive.
261 under steam in the yard at Glencoe. This shot was taken at the very moment that the Mars light was turned off and the headlight was turned on, giving the impression that both were on at the s... (more)
261 pulls a short freight train west of Glencoe, Minnesota.
Two ladies chat in the lounge section of the sky top observation, Cedar Rapids, while the crew oil around on 261 in the background. Thanks to Pete Lerro for arranging this charter and to Nils Hux... (more)
Hiawatha moon. The crew takes a little break undr clear Minnesota skies to wait for an approaching train as the moon drops behind the massive Northern. Many thanks to the 261 crew for humor... (more)
In spite of the overcast, the light, cold rain on the jacket of #261 made her shine like a polished gemstone as she rolled through Glencoe during the Lerro Productions photo charter.
The pride of the Milwaukee Road, 1944. Lighting and setup provided by Lerro Production. Soot, noise, and the authentic smell of coal smoke provided by the Friends of the 261.
Milwaukee Road 261 is in the hole at Glencoe with a short freight train as the Olympian Hiawatha streaks past. Thanks to Lerro Productions for the setup and lighting.
Recreating the past aboard the Milwaukee Road Skytop "Cedar Rapids." Thanks to Lerro Productions for setting up this shot.