4302 TC&W heads down the MN&S with 16 loads of fertilizer. To the right is the New Hope Ice Arena made famous 20 years ago by the 1992 movie "The Mighty Ducks".
At 32nd Ave North and Pennsylvania Ave in Crystal, 4302 and 16 loads slowly makes it way down the MN&S.
Where the CPR MN&S Spur at MP 12 crosses the UP Golden Valley Industrial Lead at MP 4.4.
The Twin Cities & Western St. Paul turn rolls past Target Field, the Northstar Commuter Terminus and the Ford Center on BNSF's Wayata Subdivision with 87/3 cars and 10,000 tons on the drawbar.
The Twin Cities & Western St. Paul Turn heads down SOO #2 into Pigs Eye Yard while BNSF Z CHCPTL8 07 passes on Main #1.
A trio of maroon and gold from the Twin Cities and Western wait for a signal to proceed through the Minnesota Commercial yard on the way to the CP Pig's Eye yard and the UP yard in St. Paul.
A TC&W transfer to both the UP and CP Railways sneaks under the St. Paul skyline and above a temporarily quiet road as they travel along the Mississippi River to their destinations.
A CAT powered transfer from the TC&W inches along the Merriam Park Sub passing the Minnesota Commercial yard and offices on their way to CP Rail's Pigs Eye yard.
A CAT powered transfer from the TC&W inches along the Merriam Park Sub. under the St. Paul skyline but above the vehicle traffic on Warner Road as they head to CPR Pigs Eye Yard.
TCW GP30C No. 4300 (ex-Soo Line; repowered with a Caterpillar diesel) shoves a cut of cars into the Union Pacific's yard at Western Avenue before heading into Canadian Pacific's St. Paul Yard.
TCW transfer passes by Target Field.
2004 makes it way through Minneapolis.
TC&W SLE locks the doors before heading off to Hopkins with a deadhead of special passenger equipment after two weekends of special trips on the TC&W celebrating their 20th anniversary. Taken on r... (more)
Fog hangs just above the Mississippi River and buildings of downtown Saint Paul as a Twin Cities and Western train heads for CP's Saint Paul Yard.
Three GP's have 92 cars under control cruising down Shortline Hill, passing the classic Griswold crossings that are due to be replaced soon.