The Minnesota Commercial Railway is a switching terminal & transfer railroad that uses a large fleet of ALCo diesels. The MNNR is located in the Midway Region of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Their trains operate with a fascinating diesel roster that includes both switchers and road diesels consisting of 14 altos, 8 EMD’s, 1 GE and a MWL-cat. That great Alco sound and smoke are featured with models C424, M630, RS20, RS23, and RS27. This exciting video features yard switching at the Midway and Hiawatha yards. Locals that travel north to Fridley, northeast to Hugo and east to Bayport.
Also you’ll see transfers with long trains going north to the WC at New Brighton. Southeast to the UP at St. Paul and west to the BNSF’s Northtown yard. Exciting cab rides are also featured on two Alco’s and a GE, plus connecting railroads of the BNSF, UP, CP, TC&W, WC, and Amtrak. Each Plets Express DVD comes with a map and additional information to make it easy and enjoyable to follow along with the program.