So I’m into the model railroad sub-intetrest of operations. One of my favorite places to operate in the area besides my own Sioux Junction HO scale layout is Alan’s Twin Cities & Western layout.
His TCWR stretches west from a Twin Cities staging yard through various Minnesota towns to Appleton, with a branch to Redwood Falls, which is operated by subsidiary Minnesota Prairie Line.
Alan has a couple of friends working on TCWR and accessory railroad locomotives. Tim S. is working on the GP20C and GP30C types. I’m kind of glad I don’t have that assignment. Will post more of Tim’s work as it goes into service on Alan’s layout. Some PGR power will also be deployed on the layout also. I’m in charge of that. SD38-2 #42 has already been put into service and is pictured below.
More about Alan’s TCWR in Prairie Ponderings in the January and October issues, available here.