Milwaukee 261 Heads up this E/B Amtrak Special
261 heads out for an early morning start for an excursion from St. Paul to Winona and return.
Fall colors excursion - St. Paul to Winona and return.
Skytop Cedar Rapids brings up the rear of an all-Milwaukee Road consist pulled by 261 from Minneapolis to Kansas City. This view along CP at Dakota was once part of the Hiawatha route routinely tr... (more)
After taking a siding to meet a 12,000 ton coal train, MILW 261 gets a signal. "It's kinda like moving a brick wall," says the DS about putting the coal train in the siding, as if apologizing to ... (more)
261 Starting out her day of excursions along the mighty mississippi.
Milwaukee Road 261 heading east at Red Wing.
Milwaukee 261 rolls westbound for Minneapolis on the CP's ex-Milwaukee Road main line at Kellogg, MN
Moving slowly south to wye the train for return trip to Winona
261 on CP rails sprints for LaCrescent Minn
Friends of the 261 Passenger Special heads west across the Mississippi River. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)
Friends of the 261 Passenger Special heads west across the Mississippi River. (Canon EOS20D, 16-35mm f/2.8L USM)
On it's way to turn at River Junction, 261 runs by a line of photographers at Dakota MN, with the Mississippi in the background. The smoke from the engine invelops the cars behind it.