The 261 is elevated slightly from us as it passes by at Minnesota City with a good steam and a nice clip going.
The 261 head's back up the river to St. Paul after wyeing and taking on water at River Junction
Milwaukee 261 rolls under the Iowa Interstate-Ambassador bridge.
Milwaukee 261 begins to slow for her stop and layover at Muscatine.
Milwaukee 261 cruises at 40 through some nice rural countryside.
Milwaukee 261 once again follows the Mississippi on its way to Muscatine.
Milwaukee 261 steams into Nahant Yard.
Milwaukee 261 steams along the waterfront through downtown Davenport.
Milwaukee 261 steams into Davenport.
Milwaukee 261 steams a long the Mississippi River.
Milwaukee 261 pauses for a ballast train to clear ahead if her train. Yes, it was stopped.
Milwaukee 261 brings her short train around a curve and south towards Princeton.
261 rolls to a stop in LaCrescent to take on water before continuing its trip south to Kansas City. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)
An all-Milwaukee Road train heading south on the CP's River Sub on its way to Kansas City for the weekend. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)