The 16 car Milbank Turn wastes no time leaving Montevideo this morning. A few miles into their trip, they pass the small town of Wegdahl, MN. Unless you go out of your way to find it, or chase tr... (more)
Just starting out down the Minnesota Prairie Line, a pair of TCW units brings some hoppers and tanks to customers along the former Chicago & Northwestern line.
With seconds to spare, the MPLI local sees the last rays of light for the remainder of their trip to Norwood/Young America. They have a boxcar, buffer, and 24 loads of ethanol from Winthrop, MN i... (more)
Eastbound St. Paul Turn passing thru the cut-off at Union Junction in St. Paul.The cut-off connects the BNSF Midway Sub to the St. Paul Sub.
Getting east before the Empire Builder, Twin Cities & Western's daily St. Paul Turn takes the Merriam Park sub. over Snelling Ave. in order to descend down into downtown St. Paul. Today's train is... (more)
The TC&W St. Paul Turn takes the wye at Minneapolis Junction pulling off the BNSF Midway Sub. onto the BNSF Wayzata Sub. where it will access the CPR Bass Lake Sub. at Cedar Lake Jct....but it won... (more)
A Twin Cities & Western transfer from St. Paul heads west along Warner Road and downtown St. Paul and the construction site known as SPUD or St. Paul Union Depot which Amtrak will call home when i... (more)
Lake Superior Railroad Museum and Twin Cities & Western Railroad passenger special to celebrate the TC&W’s 20th anniversary. This excursion ran from Chanhassen to Hector, MN on TC&W’s former Milw... (more)
Rare TCW passenger train sitting at Glencoe after a long weekend of trips.Taken on railroad property with permission.
The Kennecot twins are spliced by a nice looking leaser as they rest for a few minutes before a new crew comes on duty. The Hopkins Depot is very interesting inside and out. Taken on railroad prop... (more)
The Kennecot twins are spliced by a nice looking leaser as they head through Hopkins after dropping off two units for the passenger specials the next day.
Power for our passenger special awaits a crew to switch out the train. Taken on railroad property with permission.
A lengthy Twin Cities & Western train led by five Geeps passes beneath Dayton's Bluff as it heads for CP's Saint Paul Yard on a picture perfect summer morning.
First train of our morning is the Twin Cities & Western transfer. Five units are tugging hard on the long train as they work their way to CP's Pigs Eye Yard.