1993 January Northern Lines

Information about the rebuilding of Milwaukee Road “Northern” steam locomotive #261 from the”Friends of the 261″ Inc. 261 rebuilding progresses Work shifts to Minneapolis General Electric shop After months of work performed at the Wisconsin...

1992 October Northern Lines

Information about the rebuilding of Milwaukee Road “Northern” steam locomotive #261 from the”Friends of the 261″ Inc. FLAWLESS MOVE Under the Guiding hand of the Wisconsin Central Ltd. and the expertise of the North Star Rail crew, the 261...

1992 August

261 MOVED FROM NATIONAL RAILROAD MUSEUM Mark the time and date: 1:36 p .m., Thursday, March 5, 1992. On that date in Green Bay, Wisconsin, former Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 261 touched home rails again for the first time since the 1950’s. The locomotive was being...