GN 312A is westbound with an iron ore train and is passing a manifest in the siding at Floodwood, MN during the summer of 1969.
GN westbound freight with F7s 454D, 462C and 462D cross a bridge near Newport, Idaho on their way to Hillyard in Spokane.
The Empire Builder (train #31) is westbound in glorious late afternoon light with an interesting consist of GN orange and Big Sky Blue colors, seen here near Eureka, Montana shortly after departin... (more)
Heading home to Manitoba I stopped at Rugby, which had a manned station at the time, and was told a westbound was coming within minutes. I took the photo and headed on my way not realizing at the ... (more)
Short works train stabled on platform 10 at Spencer Street.
Great Northern Rail Services units S317-J103 and 4468 rest in the Creek Sidings.
The sun shines nicely on this early morning trip as fog spreads in the background. This NRHS train led by the first production SD45 #400 "Hustle Muscle" on an extremely rare mileage trip to Grand ... (more)
Clouds are moving in fast, but luckily the Hustle Muscle has the NRHS Rare Mileage trip trotting along at track speed. The clouds would eventually catch up.
With the passage of time nature is reclaiming the old GN tunnel. The railroad completed the bore in December, 1900, the original line used a system of eight switchbacks to cross Stevens Pass. In... (more)
One can almost hear the long ago din and bustle of the Great Northern Railroad town of Wellington echo off the walls of the first snowshed on the line down to Skykomish. The structure is now part... (more)
Head-end electric heat is still a few years away for Amtrak!
24. This will eventually be where I lay my head for the night. Yep, the hotel in the back ground, The Isaak Walton Inn. My pockets weren't deep enough for the Great Northern Suite and my one night... (more)
Great Northern Western Star.
A Great Northern train arrives at Great Northern Depot. The train is likely the Gopher arriving from Duluth at Sunset.
The westbound Empire Builder at Morris, MN.