Milwaukee Road 261 steams, restoration of Skytop complete

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MINNEAPOLIS – Milwaukee Road 4-8-4 No. 261 was steamed up Saturday for the first time since October 2013. Friends of the 261 Chief Operating Officer Steve Sandberg told Trains News Wire the engine was being steamed to do required federal checks, and to prepare it for an excursion from Minneapolis to Duluth, Minn., Sept. 27-18.

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