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By:John Hill
Dates:6/2/2007 - 6/3/2007
Album Info:Special steam excursion using Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 #261. Ran from Minneapolis Minnesota to Duluth on Saturday June 2, 2007. Returned to Minneapolis Sunday June 3. Consist included coaches, ist-class lounges, luxury open obs business cars, domes and Skytop obs "Cedar Rapids".
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070602004 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602004 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Interior of MILW Super Dome 53
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:24:37 PM
Location:  Cambridge, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  RollingStock,Steam,Passenger,Action
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Views:  667   Comments: 0
070602008 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602008 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Northbound 261 meets southbound UP freight on BNSF Hinckley Sub.
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:25:29 PM
Location:  Cambridge, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  248   Comments: 1
070602022 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602022 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Interior of railfan-baggage car NSRX 2450
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:30:04 PM
Location:  Cambridge, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  RollingStock,Steam,Passenger,Action
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Views:  416   Comments: 0
070602025 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602025 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Typical railfan crowd along the right-of-way
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:31:24 PM
Location:  Cambridge, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  396   Comments: 1
070602029 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602029 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Kettle river crossing viewed from train
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:33:01 PM
Location:  Sandstone, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  152   Comments: 0
070602033 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602033 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:33:56 PM
Location:  Sandstone, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger,Action
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Views:  170   Comments: 0
070602051 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602051 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Black River crossing as seen from train
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:39:24 PM
Location:  Boylston, WI
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  133   Comments: 0
070602054 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602054 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Nemadji River crossing as seen from train
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:39:56 PM
Location:  Boylston, WI
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  166   Comments: 0
070602070 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602070 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Swinging west off Coal Runner toward Grassy Point. MERC dock seen in background
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:41:30 PM
Location:  Superior, WI
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
070602090 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602090 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Crossing Grassy Point Draw (BNSF sign spells it "Grassey") swing bridge
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:41:57 PM
Location:  Superior, WI
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  171   Comments: 0
070602091 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602091 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Crossing the Grassy Point Draw
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 8/11/2009 9:32:01 AM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  111   Comments: 0
070602093 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602093 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Crossing the Grassy Point Draw
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 8/11/2009 9:32:29 AM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  108   Comments: 0
070602094 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602094 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Crossing the Grassy Point Draw
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 8/11/2009 9:32:58 AM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  89   Comments: 0
070602095 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602095 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Crossing the Grassy Point Draw
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 8/11/2009 9:33:21 AM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  95   Comments: 0
070602096 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602096 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Crossing the Grassy Point Draw
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 8/11/2009 9:33:44 AM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  91   Comments: 0
070602097 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602097 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Crossing the Grassy Point Draw
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 8/11/2009 9:34:18 AM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  101   Comments: 0
070602099 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602099 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Crossing the Grassy Point Draw
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 8/11/2009 9:34:42 AM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Bridge,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  130   Comments: 0
070602102 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602102 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  MILW office car "Montana"
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 7:31:27 AM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  156   Comments: 0
070602111 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602111 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Turning into BNSF Rices Point Yard
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:42:35 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  242   Comments: 0
070602114 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602114 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 7:32:06 AM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
070602115 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602115 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  261 has cut off and Amtrak 53 is turning train on wye at Rices Point
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:43:11 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
070602116 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602116 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  261 has cut off and Amtrak 53 is turning train on wye at Rices Point
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:43:40 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  360   Comments: 0
070602121 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602121 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  The helpful and friendly on-board volunteers are also railfans
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:44:05 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  191   Comments: 0
070602123 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602123 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  261 has cut off and Amtrak 53 is turning train on wye at Rices Point
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:44:57 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  502   Comments: 0
070602138 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602138 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  261 has cut off and Amtrak 53 is turning train on wye at Rices Point. Windmill blades being trucked overhead metaphorically suggest a battle between fossil fuel and the "Winds Of Change".
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:45:26 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
070602139 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602139 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Rices point wye
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:46:13 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Track,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  210   Comments: 0
070602142 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602142 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Turning train on Rices point wye
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:47:07 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Yard,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  164   Comments: 0
070602158 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602158 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Stopping at station which is shared with Lake Superior Railroad Museum
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:48:09 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Station,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  136   Comments: 0
070602163 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070602163 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Parked at Lake Superior Railroad Museum
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:48:51 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Station,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  240   Comments: 0
070602192 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Title:  070602192 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Description:  Loading passengers on the dinner train
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:49:38 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  266   Comments: 0
070602214 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Title:  070602214 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Description:  Leaving the depot/museum
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:50:43 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  334   Comments: 0
070602216 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Title:  070602216 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Description:  Passing MILW 261 at the museum shop building
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:51:23 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  386   Comments: 1
070602225 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Title:  070602225 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Description:  Passing the William A. Irvin ore boat
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:52:07 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  280   Comments: 0
070602228 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Title:  070602228 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Description:  Passing the aerial lift bridge
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:52:47 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  269   Comments: 0
070602234 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Title:  070602234 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Description:  SOO 700 runs around train at Palmer
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:54:37 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  SOO 700(GP30)
Views:  499   Comments: 0
070602243 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Title:  070602243 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Description:  Riding the Skytop Cedar Rapids
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:55:10 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  432   Comments: 0
070602245 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Title:  070602245 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Description:  Riding the Skytop Cedar Rapids
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:55:45 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Scenic,Night,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  395   Comments: 2
070602252 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Title:  070602252 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Description:  Downtown skyline seen from Skytop Cedar Rapids
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:56:17 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Scenic,Night,Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  254   Comments: 0
070602254 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Title:  070602254 Saturday evening dinner train to Palmer (MILW 261 steam excursion)
Description:  Skytop Cedar Rapids
Photo Date:  6/2/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:56:48 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Night,Station,Passenger,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  245   Comments: 0
070603001 MILW 261 steam excursion
Title:  070603001 MILW 261 steam excursion
Description:  Ready for Sunday morning trip back to Minneapolis
Photo Date:  6/3/2007  Upload Date: 6/4/2007 8:57:50 PM
Location:  Duluth, MN
Author:  John Hill
Categories:  Station,Steam,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  277   Comments: 1


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