The 261 is ready for a day trip to the Dells in this pre-dawn shot.
Another BNSF Steam Special arrives with great anticipation at Galesburg.
BNSF's "Safety Special" draws onlookers (who in turn draw the watchful eye of the BNSF police) as it makes its way out of Galesburg.
BNSF's "Safety Special" readies itself along side the modern locomotives at the diesel shop.
MILW 261 was transported courtesy of the Wisconsin Central Ltd. from the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay , WI to its restoration site in Minneapolis during September 20-22, 1992. A brief sto... (more)
Passing ICE cooling its wheels.
Looks like a fun ride
Rounding the bend in Homer, MN.
261 making good time back to Winona after turning on the wye in La Crescent, MN.
MILW 261 rounding a curve into Minnesota City with some nicely colored trees on the bluff behind it.
Clouds of smoke and steam accompany 261 as it departs Minneapolis.