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Video Highlights Year by Year Feature Color and Stereo Sound
2002-2003 - UP Challenger visits Milwaukee, Milwaukee Road #261, Soo #1003 with Circus Train
2004 - Grand Excursion Trips with Milw #261, Doubleheader with CP #2816 and Milw #261
2005 - Soo Line #1003 Photo Special, Doubleheader with SP&S 700 and SP 4449, Union Pacific #844
2006 - Milw Road 261 visits Milwaukee, Ohio Central 1293, Chinese Steam with QJ's and Tripleheader with 261
2007 - Milw Road 261 north to Duluth, MN, Chinese QJ's Photo Special, 2816 in Midwest USA, 2816 and 261 doubleheader and Soo #1003 Photo Special
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Duplainville, WI 2008 Highlights - NEW Sept 2008
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The Pere Marquette #1225 is currently undergoing its 15 year rebuild. Hopefully in 2012 the #1225 will be ready to run again for another 15 years.
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Frequency Guide UPDATED !! May 1, 2012 NEW INFO !!
Milwaukee Road #261 is still being rebuilt in Minneapolis, MN. They are hoping for boiler testing and some break in runs during 2012. No Public Excursions Currently Planned !!
The Union Pacific #844 is currently under going some emergency repairs after an incident in Texas. The #844 developed flat spots on its drivers. Hopefully the #844 will return to service in a month or two. Until then the Union Pacific E-Units are filling in on the 150th Anniversary Train