Walking up on the bridge, we were pelted with ice & wind...and then it cleared up in time for the special.
193 helps assemble the evening train.
261 wasn't the only blast-from-the-past out on the rails today!
261 is waking up for the day....
2719 blasts 261, as if not to be outdone at the night shoot....
Passing the new signal bridge (and future third track) at what used to be "South End Double Track"....
Steam special will hang a hard left and head to Grassy Point Draw, then turn along the shore to the museum.
The epitome of "sucker hole" with sleet & snow flurries surrounding us on the route to Duluth.
The former James Strates "Winston-Salem, NC" coach meets its grizzly fate, along with #51, the former "Harrington, DE" (later "Pompano Beach, FL")
For "National Train Day", Friends Of The 261 operated their reborn steamer to Duluth. The following morning, they are taking 261 out to Grassy Point to wye.