Milw 261 Announces First Steam Excursion since 2008

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kschmidt626

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Milwaukee Road #261 will pull its first excursion in 4 years. Mothers Day weekend May 11-12, 2013 the #261 will pull its train from Minneapolis, MN to Duluth, MN on the BNSF. The train will depart on Saturday May 11 and return May 12th. On Saturday there will be a Dinner Train from Duluth to Two Rivers. At 10pm on May 11th #261 and #2719 will both be steamed up for a night photo session at the Duluth Museum. Departure from Duluth on Sunday will be 12noon.

Here are some photos from the 2005 Duluth Excursion pulled by #261.


northbound at Bethel, MN by kschmidt626, on Flickr


Henriette, MN May 2005 by kschmidt626, on Flickr


Servicing the #261 before the Photo Run-By by kschmidt626, on Flickr


#261 doing a photo run-by at Hinckley, MN by kschmidt626, on Flickr


Super Dome by kschmidt626, on Flickr


Photo Run-By near Hinckley, MN by kschmidt626, on Flickr


May 2005 #261 on the high bridge at Sandstone, MN by kschmidt626, on Flickr


May 2005 #261 on the high bridge at Sandstone, MN by kschmidt626, on Flickr


#261 near Holyoke, MN by kschmidt626, on Flickr


May 2005 #261 southbound at Hinckley,MN by kschmidt626, on Flickr


Keith
 





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