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Andre Wehrle's Collection
 
6/24/2018
 
 
 
 
 
By:Andre Wehrle
Dates:5/15/2008 - 10/10/2015
Album Info:One of the Midwest's most famous operating steam locomotives, this ALCo 4-8-4 was one of the last group of steam locomotives built for the Milwaukee Road.
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MILW 261 view along the double tenders
Title:  MILW 261 view along the double tenders
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 6/4/2008 1:28:31 AM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
MILW 261 stops for water and greasing
Title:  MILW 261 stops for water and greasing
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 6/4/2008 1:30:56 AM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4) CP 9815(AC44CW)
Views:  308   Comments: 0
MILW 261 service stop
Title:  MILW 261 service stop
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 6/4/2008 1:33:09 AM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  209   Comments: 0
MILW 261 pilot closeup
Title:  MILW 261 pilot closeup
Description:  Gotta love the fold-up front coupler!
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 6/4/2008 1:34:02 AM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  250   Comments: 0
MILW 261 on its run to Chicago for filming
Title:  MILW 261 on its run to Chicago for filming
Description:  The locomotive is to be used in the filming of the upcoming Johnny Depp movie, "Public Enemies".
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 6/4/2008 1:46:58 AM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
MILW 261's smoke plume
Title:  MILW 261's smoke plume
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 6/4/2008 1:50:46 AM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  213   Comments: 0
MILW 261 cab & firebox
Title:  MILW 261 cab & firebox
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 6/4/2008 1:54:09 AM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  257   Comments: 0
Climbing back aboard MILW 261
Title:  Climbing back aboard MILW 261
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 6/4/2008 1:56:17 AM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  247   Comments: 0
MILW 261 speeding towards the County BB crossing
Title:  MILW 261 speeding towards the County BB crossing
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 6/4/2008 1:59:46 AM
Location:  Astico, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
MILW 261 roars past
Title:  MILW 261 roars past
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 6/4/2008 2:00:51 AM
Location:  Astico, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
Receding MILW 261 and train
Title:  Receding MILW 261 and train
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/15/2008  Upload Date: 6/4/2008 2:02:04 AM
Location:  Astico, WI
Author:  Jim Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
MILW 261 highballs to Milwaukee to kick off several days of Wisconsin excursions
Title:  MILW 261 highballs to Milwaukee to kick off several days of Wisconsin excursions
Description:  River Rd. crossing just east of town.
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/13/2008 11:10:30 PM
Location:  Wisconsin Dells, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  319   Comments: 0
MILW 261 approaching
Title:  MILW 261 approaching
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/13/2008 11:14:36 PM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
MILW 261 coming off Portage East Siding
Title:  MILW 261 coming off Portage East Siding
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/13/2008 11:19:01 PM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  371   Comments: 0
AMTK 518 provides "insurance"
Title:  AMTK 518 provides "insurance"
Description:  Nice to finally see an Amtrak locomotive that's not a P42DC.
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/13/2008 11:21:49 PM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 518(B32-8WH)
Views:  263   Comments: 1
New & old power crossing County Highway P
Title:  New & old power crossing County Highway P
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/13/2008 11:25:20 PM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 518(B32-8WH) MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  337   Comments: 0
North Star Rail 1615 in MILW Hiawatha colors
Title:  North Star Rail 1615 in MILW Hiawatha colors
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/13/2008 11:26:46 PM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 518(B32-8WH) MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  417   Comments: 0
The Skytop Hiawatha observation car "Cedar Rapids" clears CTH P
Title:  The Skytop Hiawatha observation car "Cedar Rapids" clears CTH P
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/13/2008  Upload Date: 8/13/2008 11:28:40 PM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives: 
Views:  243   Comments: 0
MILW 261 pulls onto the CN Valley Sub to wye the train
Title:  MILW 261 pulls onto the CN Valley Sub to wye the train
Description:  Turning the train for the return to Milwaukee.
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/16/2008 11:08:38 PM
Location:  New Lisbon, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  325   Comments: 0
MILW 261 highballs under the Interstate and crosses 60th Street
Title:  MILW 261 highballs under the Interstate and crosses 60th Street
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 12:38:27 AM
Location:  Wisconsin Dells, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  431   Comments: 0
MILW 261 rushes past
Title:  MILW 261 rushes past
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 12:40:39 AM
Location:  Wisconsin Dells, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
Riding the baggage car
Title:  Riding the baggage car
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 12:47:26 AM
Location:  Wisconsin Dells, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  225   Comments: 0
MILW 261 approaching Peterson Rd. and Lewiston Siding
Title:  MILW 261 approaching Peterson Rd. and Lewiston Siding
Description:  Next stop: Portage.
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/17/2008 12:50:46 AM
Location:  Lewiston, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  444   Comments: 0
MILW 261 steams across Ontario Street
Title:  MILW 261 steams across Ontario Street
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/18/2008 2:21:38 AM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  354   Comments: 0
The "taillights" on Cedar Rapids wink goodbye
Title:  The "taillights" on Cedar Rapids wink goodbye
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/16/2008  Upload Date: 8/18/2008 2:30:23 AM
Location:  Portage, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  277   Comments: 2
Steam over the Kettle
Title:  Steam over the Kettle
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/10/2015  Upload Date: 10/13/2015 5:01:46 PM
Location:  Sandstone, MN
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4) AMTK 184(P42DC)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
Haulin' at Holyoke
Title:  Haulin' at Holyoke
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/10/2015  Upload Date: 10/13/2015 5:03:06 PM
Location:  Holyoke, MN
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  104   Comments: 0
Northbound over the Nemadji
Title:  Northbound over the Nemadji
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/10/2015  Upload Date: 10/13/2015 5:06:35 PM
Location:  Boylston, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
Steaming southward
Title:  Steaming southward
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/10/2015  Upload Date: 10/13/2015 5:09:01 PM
Location:  Boylston, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4) AMTK 184(P42DC)
Views:  70   Comments: 0
MILW 261 southbound on the Nemadji River bridge
Title:  MILW 261 southbound on the Nemadji River bridge
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/10/2015  Upload Date: 10/13/2015 5:19:28 PM
Location:  Boylston, WI
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4) AMTK 184(P42DC)
Views:  109   Comments: 1
MILW 261 racing through
Title:  MILW 261 racing through
Description: 
Photo Date:  10/10/2015  Upload Date: 10/13/2015 5:21:40 PM
Location:  Duquette, MN
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  89   Comments: 0
Askov for steam, and you shall receivov
Title:  Askov for steam, and you shall receivov
Description:  (Groan). Approaching the MN-123 crossing between Askov and Sandstone.
Photo Date:  10/10/2015  Upload Date: 10/13/2015 5:22:45 PM
Location:  Askov, MN
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  112   Comments: 0
MILW 261 fall colors excursion
Title:  MILW 261 fall colors excursion
Description:  Southwest of town after a grease stop.
Photo Date:  10/10/2015  Upload Date: 10/13/2015 5:25:50 PM
Location:  Hinckley, MN
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  125   Comments: 0
Highball, MILW 261!
Title:  Highball, MILW 261!
Description:  Halfway between Henriette and Grasston.
Photo Date:  10/10/2015  Upload Date: 10/13/2015 5:27:16 PM
Location:  Grasston, MN
Author:  Andre Wehrle
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MILW 261(4-8-4)
Views:  140   Comments: 0


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