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Vintage Train Ride, Saturday October 9th

Friday, October 8th, 2010 at 3:47 pm

This Saturday, October 9, Milwaukee Road Steamer #261 and its vintage passenger coaches will be passing through east central Minnesota twice.  Northbound times are Cambridge – 9:55 a.m., Henriette – 10:20 a.m., Brook Park – 10:30 a.m., Hinckley – 10:40 a.m., Sandstone – 10:50 a.m. and Askov at 11 a.m.  The southbound times are to stay in Askov from 1:30 p.m. till 2:30 p.m., Sandstone – 2:40 p.m., Hinckley- 2:50 p.m., Brook Park – 3 p.m.; Henriette – 3:10 p.m. and Cambridge 4 p.m.

Locomotive 261 was built by the American Locomotive Company in 1944 and is the largest coal-fueled locomotive in service in the United States today. For more information visit www.261.com. Here is some audio from Clark Peterson about the vintage train ride.

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