Fall Colors excursion 2015
I had been driving north along I35 towards Duluth and had stopped a few miles back for a subway. I emptied the car of trash and stuck it in a bin and continued north. 20 minutes later I patted my ... (more)
Having just been recrewed, CSX #261 rolls West out of Waynesburg, Pa as it heads out to Consol's Bailey Mine in East Finley, Pa.
The highlight of the 2001 Milwaukee Road Historical Society convention in Montevideo was an excursion pulled by 261 with 10 perfectly matched MILW painted cars. After the convention was over, the ... (more)
261 Pacific 4-6-2 1928 Hanomag (Germany)
Amtrak 261 and sister 286 are waiting for a new job, together with a well weathered E9
RS-30 proceeds into the Pine Aire DEF to make up the rest of it's train before heading back west before the hectic LIRR rush hour.
NYAR 261 stands by as the 156 runs around due to a speed control failure.
Probably one of the most impressive sights I have ever seen was the triple header that the IAIS, Rail Development Corp, and the North Star Rail group put together when the Chinese QJs first came t... (more)
Going at it solo, Milwaukee Road #261 crosses the Platte River in yet another series of excursions that the Friends of the 261 was able to pull off in 2000.
A Hugarian diesel loco pulls an AEG intercity into the snow storm
Notice the little Fairmont on the parallel track. Click Here to see the Fairmont speeder in detail.