Milwaukee 261 at night by Glencoe town water tower
Milwaukee 261 makes a pretty picture traveling in farm country west of Minneapolis
And now for something... completely diesel. A 1/10th Railroad: Twin Cities & Western RailroadLocomotive: EMD GP30CLocation: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USALocomotive #: TCWR 4300Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 10, 2008
Former demonstrator 3516 sits with leased CP 1513 and RRVW 4106 as the crew waits for the light to get on to the Wayzata Sub. The 261 steam shop is nearby and one of their former NJT cars in the ... (more)
Just after departing Shoreham Yard, #4302 crosses a side channel of the Mississippi River onto Nicollet Island.
TC&W's St. Paul Transfer passes the steamboat "American Queen" docked in downtown St. Paul as a set of UP lite power stands aside.
Three different locomotive models, GP20C 2004, the new ILSX GP39-2 1389, and GP30C 4300, wait for their track warrent out of the yard
The TC&W has just dropped it's load at the CP yard and is running light up the main soon to have a meet with a East bound BNSF unit train. They will cross over and head into the CP yard again to g... (more)
TCWR making the afternoon Westbound trip. Taken at Cedar Lake Road in Minneapolis
Three Maroon and Gold units manuever the once busy CNW yard. We found a lot of ancient remnants around this foot bridge, including a sign indicating that a grade crossing was no longer in service ... (more)
A BNFS coal train is about to have a meet with the TC&W local which will interchange it's cars with the CP.
The tail end of another Milwaukee Road 261 special, this was the second weekend of fan/employee trips on the TC&W
TCWR transfer with RRVW GP20 2053 and two TCWR units, GP30 4300 and GP20 2004, ready to set off from St. Anthony Jct.
TCW 2004 leads RRVW 2053 under the Lafayette bridge. How many trains can you spot? There are three seperate trains seen here...
TCW 2004 leads RRVW 2053 on top of the levee right past St Paul Union Depot, the huge train concourse may some day host trains again with the Red Rock commuter rail line and Central Corridor LRT l... (more)