We’re one week away from a massive cut in federal spending — cuts that will hurt millions of lower-income Americans who’ll lose nutrition assistance, housing, and money for their schools, among other things; that will furlough or lay off millions of government employees, reduce inspections of the…
Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 261 will be back in steam for the first time since 2008 this May, running an excursion over the ex-Great Northern line from Minneapolis-Duluth, MN on May 11-12 as part of National Train Day. Upon arrival at Duluth, an excursion with Soo Line 4-6-2 2719 over the North Shore Scenic Railroad with some of the 261’s cars will be followed by a night photo session at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum (home of 2719), located at the former Duluth Union Depot.
Count me in!
(261 photo by Chris Zygmunt, 2719 photo by Jeff Terry)