Great Northern Railway passenger power lays over at the roundhouse next to St. Paul Union Depot in the early 1960s. The F3As and E7As pictured here were used on the GN's premier trains, including ... (more)
A B unit just after the BN merger in Great Northern Big Sky Blue paint but with a BN road number.
Timeless scene in Duluth as "GN 423" crosses the French River Bridge. Wisconsin Great Northern 423 was lettered GN for this special Railfan Weekend event.
"Great Northern 423" (a former C&NW F7 owned by Wisconsin Great Northern, painted GN colors and sporting magnetic GN lettering) crosses over the French River Bridge with a Railfan Weekend excursi... (more)
A Great Northern F7 wears the Big Sky Blue color scheme while its mate is in the simplified orange and olive. I was on a USAF trip escorting the Thunderbirds with our C-130E from Langley AFB, Virg... (more)
The Great Northern NW2 switching in Seattle was wearing the Big Sky Blue color scheme.
Hustle Muscle at Mpls Jct. On the property with permission.
No shortage of interesting things to look at as a former GN NW5 trundles past an old ore boat, with the bridge at the entrance of Duluth's harbor towering in the background.
How do you photograph your own train along scenic Puget Sound? Well, you lean out of the dutch door as far as you can and capture this image of round-end Great Northern Train 358's Observation/l... (more)
Here is a shot of GN Trains 357 - 358 (operating between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C.) passing near Bellingham, Wash, after stopping to exchange border customs inspectors. Round-end Obs cars on b... (more)
Waiting for the next cold winter at the roundhouse in clean fresh Big Sky Blue paint.
To go with the GN obs car (Photo #400399) accepted a few days ago is this photo of 2 standard dome cars, numbered 1325 and 1324. Kodachrome II film.
To go with the GN obs car (Photo #400399) accepted a few days ago is this full length dome car named "Prairie View". Kodachrome II film.
The Great Northern's Empire Builder is being pushed into the station by a CB&Q yard engine. Car name is "Rocky Coulee". Kodachrome II film.