St. Croix Railroad
The St. Croix Railroad (SCRR) was founded in 1971 and is incorporated as a non-profit organization by the State of Minnesota. The organization is financed by member dues and donations, as well as by public donations.
These scale track gauges approximate to the following scales for a standard track gauge (4' 8.5") locomotive:
- 2.5" gauge -1/24 scale, or 0.5 inches to the foot
- 3.5" gauge -1/16 scale, or 0.75 inches to the foot
- 4.75" gauge -1/12 scale, or 1 inch to the foot
- 7.5" gauge - 1/8 scale, or 1.5 inches to the foot
The membership numbers several hundred men and women coming from all walks of life, ranging in age from 8 to 80+. Most of the members live in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area and Wisconsin, however the membership ranges throughout the United States including the Dakotas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Pennsylvania, California and outside the USA - Manitoba, Canada and beyond.
The corporation is managed by a board of directors which includes a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. The board and some other number of members, typically numbering 12 in total, is elected by the membership at the Fall meet Banquet each year on the last full weekend of September.