Railroads have been immensely important to the development and viability of St. Louis Park. Four sets of railroad tracks have crossed St. Louis Park, and these have changed hands many times. Each of the lines listed below point to one of the four historical lines: Dan Patch Milwaukee Road Minneapolis and St. Louis Great Northern Any corrections or additions are welcome – please contact us.
The following are reference documents to learn more about the railroads in St. Louis Park:
Train Whistles Memoir – Something in the Water (book available for purchase in our gift shop)
This Railroad History of St. Louis Park was created in August, 2015, revised in November, 2020, and again in September 2022.