Putting on quite a show, 261 heads toward La Crosse, WI and a drink of water. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)
The Milwaukee Road 261 leads the southbound dinner train past Puetz Rd.
The 261 Excurstion rolls along a curve on its way to the Dells.
Milwaukee Road steam engine #261 sits at the Amtrak station in Wisconsin Dells as it picks up some passengers.
MILW 261 heads west with the Sunday morning excursion to Wisconsin Dells, WI.
MILW 261 leaves Milwaukee with the Friday evening dinner excursion to Sturtevant, WI.
MILW 261 departs Milwaukee while ducking under I-94 and passing Miller Park.
Milwaukee Road 261 crosses over the 103 year old Wisconsin River bridge, also of MILW heritage as it prepares to stop at the Dells station. In the meantime, a Wildthing Jet Boat passes under the b... (more)
MILW 261 West rolls through the Grand Ave curve on it's morning departure for Wisconsin Dells
MILW 261 takes a break at Columbus for a little routine maintence before heading west again.
MILW 261 enters Mauston, Wisconsin with whistle blaring and the bell ringing, just as the sun pops out of a hole in the clouds. My what a great sound that is!!
Milwaukee Road 261 runs through a curve on his way to his station stop at Wisconsin Dells. Now if only he wouldn't have that Amtrak Locomotive.....
Return of the Hiawatha - 261 smokes it up good for the crowd gathered at Oakwood Road.
The 261 dinner train has just backed onto the wye, and is waiting to pull forward.
Making sure that 261's drivers don't climb the rails this crewmember watches intently as the engine backs around the wye at Sturtevant. The flangeways have been pregreased, the move comes off wit... (more)