A St. Croix Valley sand train heads south near Rush City with a single SD40M-2 for power over the slow jointed rail trackage.
The St. Croix Valley sand train approaches a rural grade crossing with a single SD40M-2 working hard.
The St. Croix Valley uses an SD40M-2 to switch out sand cars at the Titan Lansing Transloading facility in Harris, Minnesota.
A St Croix Valley sand train passes through the railroad's yard and next to the yard office in Rush City.
With only a 10 MPH track speed, the St Croix Valley makes its way towards Pine City.
The St. Croix Valley uses a single SD40M-2 to bring a sand train south from BNSF, seen here with a drone view crossing over Route 30.
A St. Croix Valley Railroad SD40M-2 brings a sand train over the Snake River on a perfect summer day.
A St. Croix Valley Railroad SD40M-2 brings a sand train through the farmlands of Minnesota.
The St. Croix Valley Railroad's SD40M-2's work at the Titan Lansing Transload Facility to switch out a sand train. Locomotives:SCXY 1326 SD40M-2SCXY 1325 SD40M-2
The St. Croix Valley crew starts their day with a trip out of the barn next to their headquarters in Rush City, MN. They'll enter the mainline, retrieve a car from the south end of town then assem... (more)
St. Croix Valley power and an excavator bask in the weekend sun.
After bringing up 7 cars from Rush City to interchange with the BNSF in Hinckley, MN is time to head back home lite power and park it for the week.
Done for the week, the SCXY 1325 rests inside the plush and fairly new shop building at corporate headquarters in Rush City.
As the power from the Saint Croix Valley Railroad's southern job arrives in Rush City, it heads straight to the enginehouse. As it does, GP9 1363 ejects some air that kicks up some of the new-fal... (more)
Interchange train headed south to Rush City, representing Northern Pacific SD45's for just one day.