2023 Northern Lines

Things may have seemed quiet over the summer for the Friends of the 261, but they have been quite far from that. Many things have been progressing in the shop of the 261. Friends contracted by MTM for A18 Back in 2021, MTM (Minnesota Transportation Museum) contracted...
Milwaukee 261

Milwaukee 261

Milwaukee 261 BASIC INFO Height – 15′ 6″ Length – 109′ 7 3/4″Fuel- Soft CoalCoal Capacity – 25 TonsWater Capacity – 20,000 GalBoiler Pressure – 250 LbsCylinders – 26″ x 32″Tractive Effort –...
Milwaukee 32A

Milwaukee 32A

Friends of the 261 are now the proud owners of an original Milwaukee Road EMD E9. This classic locomotive, with its iconic streamline design will make a great addition to the Friends fleet. While the engine is close to perfection, it still needs some minor mechanical...

2023 Train Day

RRHMA participates in Midwest events Equipment makes appearances at Union Depot Train Days, Franklin Park Railroad Daze Railroading Heritage of Midwest America participated in two Midwest railroad events in June, part of fulfilling our mission to promote public...