Milwaukee Road 261 heads west to Glencoe in the outskirts of Plato on the ex Milwaukee Road mainline to the Pacific Northwest. Back when 261 was in service on the Milwaukee Road, trains went 90 th... (more)
The ALCO 1944 Milwaukee Road S3 is in charge of a Friends of the 261 Trip passing the Big Gain Ag Specialists Elevator on the TCWR Glencoe Sub. for a Fall Color Excursion out of Minneapolis Jct. t... (more)
No. 261 hustles through rural Plato, Minnesota, on its way to Glencoe.
It's a warm day with the cab door open as a set of light power heads east thru downtown Plato MN.
When the crew would blow Milwaukee Road 261's whistle for the Zebra Avenue crossing, the cows on the farm would get scared and run away from the planned set up and photo line. By moving to the oth... (more)
MILW 261 and consist continue west towards Glencoe as the sun sets on the last runby of the day.
Fare thee well, Hiawatha... fare thee well. A special thanks to Steve Sandburg and crew for keeping the essence of the Milwaukee Road alive. A favorite from the excursion sponsored by Lerro Prod... (more)
Looks like the fireman's gonna be in trouble. With a beautiful plume, Milwaukee Road 261 storms westward through Plato with a short passenger train. Thanks to Lerro Productions and the 261 crew fo... (more)
MILW 261 is heading west to Glencoe as the sun is setting to be used for some night shots performed by Lerro Productions
A passenger train rolls through the Minnesota countryside.
A farmer's view of #261.
Milwaukee 261 heads west into the setting sun near Glencoe.
Milwaukee Road 261 rolls through Plato as a "farmer" watches. 261 is pulling a matching Milwaukee Road passenger train consist on a photo charter arranged by Lerro Productions on the Twin Cities ... (more)