A St. Croix Valley Railroad SD40M-2 leads an empty unit sand train as it heads south of Harris, Minnesota alongside Forest Boulevard. The train is nearing its destination at the Titan Lansing Plan... (more)
Frack sand hoppers in tow on the Skally Line. The St. Scroix Valley operates on one of three short sections of the Northern Pacific's Skally Line. The other two: one small stretch in Minneapolis; ... (more)
As part of a multi-day photo event across the region, St. Croix Valley had its two former SD45, already in a NP-esque paint, dressed in Northern Pacific lettering. #1326, as #3634, is ex-SP 8840.
St. Croix Valley no. 1326 suns itself on the main track outh of Hinckley, Minnesota. The former NP Duluth-St. Paul mainline now sees this shortline operating from North Branch to Hinckley, serving... (more)
St. Croix Valley no. 1326, an SD45 painted in a color scheme that salutes the one time owner of their trackage, Northern Pacific Railway, holds the mainline just south of Hinckley, MN. Hinckley is... (more)
SCXY 1326 holds before assignment.
A single St. Croix Valley SD40M-2 leads a unit train of sand cars south through Pine City, crossing over the Snake River while a few fishermen observe from the pier.Locomotives:SCXY 13... (more)
A single SD40M-2 leads a St. Croix Valley sand train on the main at the Titan Lansing Transload facility and prepares to switch out the train.Locomotives:SCXY 1326 SD40M-2
A single SD40M-2 leads a St. Croix Valley sand train south, passing by the sign welcoming visitors to the town of Harris. Locomotives:SCXY 1326 SD40M-2
A St. Croix Valley sand train passes by an advertisement for firewood as it makes its way south.Locomotives:SCXY 1326 SD40M-2
A single St. Croix Valley SD40M-2 leads a sand train over route 30/33 in Rock Creek, Minnesota. Locomotives:SCXY 1326 SD40M-2
A single St. Croix Valley SD40M-2 leads a massive sand train south along the meandering Mission Creek. Locomotives:SCXY 1326 SD40M-2
The St. Croix Valley crew has just started their SD40M-2 and backs on to a train of sand hoppers dropped off at the BNSF interchange. Locomotives:SCXY 1326 SD40M-2
The old Northern Pacific paint scheme used by the St. Croix Valley goes very well with fall colors. They did a phenomenal job with the scheme on these locomotives.