Itís a busy morning in Avery, Idaho as transcontinental freights 261 and 262 stop to change crews and adjust their power consists. Westbound 261 will drop its Little Joe electric and operate with diesel power for the remainder of its trip to the West Coast, and Eastbound 262 will add a Little Joe to aid its diesel power in traversing the Rocky Mountain - Division. Photo by Tom Brown, August 1971.

from "A Proud Era Passes"

Prepared by The Public Relations Department of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company as a special supplement to the July-August 1973 issue of The Milwaukee Road Magazine

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