Lost Twin Cities Railroad landmarks

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.
Stone arch bridge 2002


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.