Twin Cities Western Railroad

Reporting mark: TCWR
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BNSF - Minnesota River Crossing (Big Stone County, Minnesota)
Built 1913 when the line was double tracked and relocated
Deck plate girder bridge over Minnesota River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

CP - Cambridge Street Overpass (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1957
Steel stringer bridge over Cambridge Street on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

Dan Patch Bridge (Scott County, Minnesota)
Built 1908 to carry dual tracks, but one track later converted to highway use, highway discontinued in the 1980's
Pratt through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Canadian Pacific Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

McKnight Road Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built date unknown in Madrid, Iowa; rebuilt 1913 and relocated here, closed 2009
Pony/through plate girder bridge over TC&W RR on McKnight Road
Intact but closed to all traffic, scheduled to be replaced in the coming years

Midtown Greenway - Dean Parkway Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1912, Rehabilitated 2011
Slab bridge over Dean Parkway on Midtown Greenway
Open to pedestrians only

Midtown Greenway Knox Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1912, Rehabilitated 2011
Concrete Slab bridge over Knox Ave S on Midtown Greenway
Open to pedestrians only

Midtown Greenway Lake of The Isles Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1912, Rehabilitated 2011
Slab bridge over Lake Of The Isles on Midtown Greenway
Open to pedestrians only

MPL - High Island Creek Bridge (Sibley County, Minnesota)
Built Ca. 1955, Rehabilitated 2014
Timber stringer bridge over High Island Creek on Minnesota Prairie Line Railroad
Open to traffic

MPLI - Minnesota River Bridge (Redwood County, Minnesota)
Built 1896
Pratt through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Twin Cities and Western Railroad
Open to traffic

MPLI - Redwood River Bridge (Redwood County, Minnesota)
Built 1898
Warren through truss bridge over Redwood River on Minnesota Prairie Line
Open to traffic

MPLI - Sulphur Lake Bridge (Redwood County, Minnesota)
This trestle replaced an 89 span trestle at the same location in 1941
Timber stringer bridge over Sulphur Lake on Twin Cities and Western Railroad
Open to traffic

Olivia Railroad Bridge (Renville County, Minnesota)
Deck plate girder bridge over Branch of Beaver Creek on TC&W RR
Open to traffic

TC&W - Buffalo Creek Bridge 2 (McLeod County, Minnesota)
Built 1913 by Milwaukee Road as part of the double track costruction project, which relocated the railroad through town
Deck plate girder bridge over Buffalo Creek on Twin Cities Western Railroad
Open to traffic

TC&W - Carver Creek Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1913 by Milwaukee Road, purchased by TCWR in 1991
Deck plate girder bridge over Carver Creek on TC&W Railroad
Open To Traffic

TC&W - County 36 Overpass (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1913
Slab bridge over County Road 36 (Former US-212) on Twin Cities & Western Railroad
Open to traffic

TC&W - Indian Chief Road Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1913
Slab bridge over Indian Chief Road Bridge on Twin Cities Western Railroad
Open to traffic

TC&W - Minnehaha Creek Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1912 for dual tracks, Replaced 2020
Deck plate girder bridge over Minnehaha Creek on Twin Cities & Western Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

TC&W - Purgatory Creek Arch (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1913
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Purgatory Creek on Twin Cities & Western Railroad
Open to traffic

TC&W 160th Street Bridge (Chippewa County, Minnesota)
Built 1913
Slab bridge over 160th Street on Twin Cities & Western Railroad
Open to traffic

TC&W Buffalo Creek Bridge 3 (McLeod County, Minnesota)
Built 1913 by Milwaukee Road, line purchased 1991 by TC&W
Deck plate girder bridge over Buffalo Creek on Twin Cities Western Railroad
Open to Traffic

TC&W Chippewa River Bridge (W) (Chippewa County, Minnesota)
Built 1912, extended 1958
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chippewa River on Twin Cities Western Railroad
Open to traffic

TC&W Chippewa River Overflow Bridge (Chippewa County, Minnesota)
Built 1904, Relocated Here 1913
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chippewa River Overflow on Twin Cities Western Railroad
Open to traffic

TC&W County 11 Overpass (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1930, Removed 1995
Lost Timber stringer bridge over County Road 11 (Victoria Drive) on Twin Cities Western Railroad
Removed but not replaced

TC&W County 140 Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1936
Steel stringer bridge over County Road 140 on Twin Cities Western Railroad
Open to traffic

TC&W Hawk Creek Bridge (Renville County, Minnesota)
Deck plate girder bridge over Hawk Creek on TC&W RR
Open to traffic

TC&W Oak Avenue Bridge (Chippewa County, Minnesota)
Built 1910
Timber stringer bridge over Oak Avenue on Twin Cities & Western Railroad
Open to traffic

TC&W US-59 Bridge (Chippewa County, Minnesota)
Built 1936
Steel stringer bridge over US-59/MN-7 on Twin Cities & Western Railroad
Open to traffic

TC&W Watson Sag Bridge (Chippewa County, Minnesota)
Built 1938
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Watson Sag (Chippewa River) on TC&W RR
Open to traffic

TC&W Wegdahl Railroad Bridge (Chippewa County, Minnesota)
Built 1913
Deck plate girder bridge over Brafees Creek and township road on Twin Cities & Western Railroad
Open to traffic

TCW - Buffalo Creek Bridge (Renville County, Minnesota)
Built to replace a failed culvert
Deck plate girder bridge over Branch of Buffalo Creek on Twin Cities & Western Railroad
Open to traffic

Victoria Drive Overpass (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1935, abandoned 2009 after the new Pioneer Trail Connection made road obsolete
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Twin Cities Western Railroad on Former Victoria Drive
Removed but not replaced

Westminster Junction Tunnel #1 (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1888
Stone arch bridge over BNSF Railway on Westminster Jct. North Wye Track
Open to traffic