A trio of TCW GP38-2's find the sun as they wait to head west out of Minneapolis.
The Twin Cities & Western heads west down home rails in Hopkins, which is home to a nicely maintained depot.
The eastbound TC&W road freight heads through Minneapolis behind four various geeps.
The morning TCW St. Paul turn out of Hopkins slips under the east absolute signals at Rollins Avenue. The former Bungee grain elevator is finally being repurposed to apartments instead of continu... (more)
Three Twin Cities & Western Railroad units layover in Hopkins awaiting their next assignment. TC&W operates over this former Milwaukee Road mainline. The paved trail to the left used to be Minne... (more)
With 35 cars in tow for interchange with other railroads in St. Paul, the TC&W St. Paul turn heads east on a spring morning.
With 35 buggies in tow, the St. Paul turn departs Hopkins on a sunny spring morning. The former Milwaukee Road depot still stands and remains in use for crew changes and MOW.
Four TC&W 4-axle units lead a short transfer from BNSF back to home rails across the Mississippi River.
As the sun begins to set, employees of North Shore Track Services put the finishing touches on new rail near Winthrop, Minnesota as they hammer rail anchors into place. This is part of a $4 millio... (more)
A 5-pack of TCW engines bring a manifest train towards Saint Paul, MN.
TCWR #2301 and 4 other sisters idle away as a BNSF intermodal glides past on Main 1.
The TCWR move shoves down towards Pigs Eye yard with TCWR 2016, 4302, 2010, 2301 for power with 21 cars
The CP transfer flies alongside the CP Saint Paul yard to reverse in from the East end at Newport