A morning of battling snow squalls, hail, wind gusts and rain pays off as MILW 261 finds a sliver of sun crossing the Kettle River in rural Sandstone, MN on her way north from Minneapolis to Dulu... (more)
After backing out of Duluth, MILW 261 is now pointed for the Grassy Point swing bridge which separates Minnesota and Wisconsin. The 261 will cross the bridge and begin the trip back to Minneapoli... (more)
The Beaver Tail brings up the rear of the 261 special as it rolls into Duluth.
Looking like a scene from the Fifties, two steamers wait during the night for their next respective freight run. But alas it's National Train Day 2013 and the SOO 2719 is fired up for the occasio... (more)
MILW #261 highballs south through the rural woods of northern Minnesota on its way back to Minneapolis.
Milwaukee 261 rolls towards Minneapolis on the Hinckley Sub.
Milwaukee 261 rolls south along Rte 107 with a massive mob of chasers in pursuit.
Milwaukee 261 makes a big scene as it rolls through Hinckley.
Thank You Steve Sandburg.
MILW #261 departs Harrison St. for Duluth, MN on its first public excursion in nearly 5 years.
After making a run up from the Twin Cities earlier in the day, MILW 261 still shines as she takes a break and poses for some night photos at the Depot in downtown Duluth before heading back to the... (more)
Parlor/Ob Cedar Rapids carries the markers and graces the rear of the steam special to Duluth,MN..
The parlor car seats of the Cedar Rapids await their patrons for the trip to Duluth,MN..
A gathering of railfans perched on the overpass at Brook Park were rewarded with a great scene as MILW #261 rounded the curve on it's southbound journey home to Minneapolis.