Lost Twin Cities
Historic views of railroading in the Minneapolis-St Paul area.
Thanks to Greg Smith for his help in creating this section!
Central Warehouse Corp. GE 44-tonner, it and another one exactly like it used to switch the warehouses in the Midway.
Above - from Greg's collection, the Stone Arch bridge in Amtrak days and below, how it was in July 2002. Greg took all the recent photos in these comparsions.
Above - In the De La Salle area, the very early Amtrak days! Below At least one of the locations still has tracks...
Above - Departing the old Mpls GN station, it was magnificent in its day... Amtrak didn't use it long before they consolidated the stations in the are to the Midway.
Below - now a walking path and the Mpls Post Office in front, the Federal Reserve sits on the station site and the Hennipen Ave Bridge is in front.