Steam in 2008

Digital Photos
by J. David Ingles

Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 261, May 21, 2008

After performing in Chicago for work in the Hollywood film "Public Enemies," Milwaukee 261 heads home to Minneapolis through Brookfield, Wis., on CP's former MILW main line, part of the 4-8-4's original route. A Milwaukee Road Skytop parlor observation car brings up this reasonable facsimile of an old-time "Hiawatha."

Soo Line 2-8-2 1003, Aug. 7, 2008

Privately owned Soo 1003 drew a sad, special duty this day to haul a short consist from its home city of Hartford, Wis., east on Wisconsin & Southern to Slinger, Wis.--a funeral train for the father of Bill Gardner, owner of the WSOR.

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